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U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland to visit Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe July 26-27

Courtesy Photo | Facebook U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, who represents New Mexico's first district.

U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, who represents New Mexico's first district, will visit the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe this month.

A member of the Pueblo of Laguna Tribe of New Mexico, Haaland is one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress.

Haaland will attend the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's annual Freedom Walk and 35th annual Powwow July 26-27.

The Freedom Walk, which supports the non-use of drugs and alcohol in the community, begins at 9 a.m. Friday, July 26 at the Eagles Nest Tribal Gym. Doors open at 7 a.m. with a breakfast and speeches. The walk officially begins at 9 a.m.

The Powwow will take place at noon Saturday, July 27 at the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Campground, located at 7525 E. Tomah Rd. in Mount Pleasant. Haaland will serve as a dignitary as part of the Grand Entry for the powwow.