A new state legislator from District 7 has been selected. Jasmine Blackwater-Nygren was appointed by the Apache County Board of Supervisors Tuesday to serve in the Arizona House of Representatives representing the district. The 25-year-old Navajo woman fills the seat vacated by Arlando Teller, who resigned last month to become the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tribal Affairs in the Biden Administration. Blackwater-Nygren is a Stanford graduate, recently received a Juris Doctor from Arizona State University and also just passed the Arizona Bar Association exam. She lives in Red Mesa and will serve out Teller’s term, which ends in 2022.
May 14 2021
Gila River Arena