Former Tanana Chiefs Conference Chief and Chairman Victor Joseph has been appointed to a federal task force to ensure all Americans are tested and treated for COVID-19 fairly.
In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. He resigned two days later, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.
The Alaska Federation of Natives convention heard remarks by both of Alaska’s U.S. senators and voted on a number or resolutions, one of which sparked a contentious debate on climate change.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is in Alaska this week, learning about law enforcement challenges in rural areas. He declined to comment on the Mueller investigation on Wednesday.
“That means so much to us to have the original names come back to the areas that we have lived in forever,” said Tanana Chiefs Conference President Victor Joseph.