Ho-Chunk Nation selects 1st female vice president

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The Ho-Chunk Nation announced it selected its first female vice president Thursday, according to a release.

The Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature selected Rep. Heather Cloud to fill the post, according to the release.

Cloud was elected to represent District 3 in 2011 and her term runs until 2015, so for the rest of her term she will hold the title vice president, according to the release.

The Ho-Chunk Nation also announced Rep. Kathyleen Lone Tree-Whiterabbit is its new tribal secretary, according to the release.

Other representatives sworn in on July 3 were Greg Blackdeer, District 1, David Greendeer, District 2, Henning Garvin, District 2, Darren Brinegar, District 3, and Mathew Mullen, District 5.