Native Americans in Congress and the Founding of the U.S. Constitution

In 1988, Congress passed a resolution formally acknowledging the contribution of the Iroquois Confederacy in the creation of the U.S. Constitution. It reads, “The confederation of the original 13 colonies into one republic was influenced by the political system developed by the Iroquois Confederacy, as were many of the democratic principles incorporated into the constitution itself.” Since the birth of our nation, eighteen Native Americans have proudly served as Members of Congress, bringing forward their commitment to benefit our nation and support Native peoples. Read More

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— Former U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Northern Cheyenne)
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