Alaska Natives fete their 1st Congress member, Mary Peltola


              The bolo tied owned and often worn by the late U.S. Rep. Don Young is shown around the neck of U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Anchorage, Alaska. Peltola won a special election to succeed Young after the Republican died in March. The Democrat was presented the tie at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage, on Thursday, by Young's children, who said they were passing their father's mantle to Peltola. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
            
              U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola gives the keynote address at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Peltola, a Democrat, is the first Alaska Native to be elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
            
              U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, left, acknowledges audience members singing a song of prayer for her at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Peltola, a Democrat, is the first Alaska Native to be elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
            
              U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, left, an Alaska Democrat, poses for a selfie with Evelyn Karmun of Nome at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Peltola won a special election to succeed Don Young, who held the seat for 49 years until his death in March. Peltola is the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Alaska Natives fete their 1st Congress member, Mary Peltola