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A campaign called Women on the $20s is pushing to have Andrew Jackson removed from the twenty dollar bill and replaced by a notable woman. Among the potential replacements is Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Would you like to see Andrew Jackson replaced on the 20 dollar bill? Discussions about women in positions of power are not new, but may take another turn if Hilary Clinton is the Democratic nominee for president in 2016. Is the US ready for a female president? Why aren’t more women holding positions of power in the government or society in general?
Bineshi Albert (Euchee/Chippewa) – one of the founders of the Native American Voters Alliance
Barbara Ortiz Howard – Founder of Women on the Twenty
Debra Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) – Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico
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