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Moments after taking the oath of office at the opening of the 116th Congress in Washington D.C., U.S. Reps. Deb Haaland and Sharice Davids tearfully embrace as they became the first Native American women elected to Congress. (Photo/screenshot of C-span/YouTube footage)

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Guest Column: A tribute to those who always imagined Native women in Congress

Jan. 3 was all about Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas, and Rep. Deb Haaland, D-New Mexico, the first two Native American women to be elected to the Congress of the United States.