Biden Appoints First Native American U.S. Treasurer, Marilynn Malerba

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Marilynn Malerba is now the first Native American woman to be appointed as U.S. Treasurer, according to a White House announcement. In a statement, Malerba praised the effort at representation of Native Americans in the U.S. government. She spoke about the voices of Native Americans being “respected” as a milestone, considering America’s long history of wars with the natives. “It is especially important that our Native voices are respected,” she said. “This appointment underscores this administration’s commitment to doing just that. I am excited to serve our communities as Treasurer and for th…

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