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This woman could become the first Native American governor in US history

By Heather Dockray

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The list of Native American governors in American history is depressingly short. It’s zero, to be exact.

That’s why Idaho Democrat Paulette Jordan‘s Tuesday primary win for governor was so significant. If Jordan wins the general election, she’s poised to become the first Native American governor in American history, and the first female governor in Idaho history.

It’s a historical achievement, if a painfully overdue one.

Jordan, a member of the …

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