Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Familiar Names at the DNC

Mark Macarro, chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luise�o Indians, serves on the Platform Committee, which is responsible for drafting and recommending a proposed national platform for approval at the convention.

Oklahoma state Rep. Chuck Hoskin, another Platform Committee member, serves as chair of the Oklahoma State House Democratic Caucus. He formerly represented Craig and Nowata counties on the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council. (His son, Chuck Hoskins, jr is a current member of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council.)