July 31st, 2009
Larry EchoHawk, the new head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, announced three additions to his staff in Washington, D.C.
Wizipan Garriott, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is serving as policy adviser. Garriott worked for the Obama-Biden campaign and on the presidential transition.
Tracie Stevens, a citizen of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, is a senior adviser. She has experience in Indian gaming, tribal governance and tribal-state relations.
Paul Tsosie, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is EchoHawk’s chief of staff. Tsosie is an attorney from Utah who has worked for the Navajo community in Utah and on tribal and federal Indian law issues
Press Release: Echo Hawk Announces Additions to Immediate Staff (DOI 7/30)