Navajo woman and Stanford grad appointed to seat in Arizona House

Jasmine Blackwater-Nygren / Indian Country Today

By Andrew Oxford | Arizona Republic

The Apache County Board of Supervisors appointed Jasmine Blackwater-Nygren to the Arizona House of Representatives on Tuesday, filling a seat left vacant after former Rep. Arlando Teller resigned at the end of January for a post in President Joe Biden’s administration.

With Blackwater-Nygren’s appointment, Democrats will again have 29 seats in the 60-member House.

A graduate of Stanford University, Blackwater-Nygren received a juris doctorate from Arizona State University last year. She lives in Red Mesa and is a citizen of the Navajo Nation.

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