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US Attorney for Arizona appoints Indian Country team
Dennis K. Burke, the U.S. Attorney for Arizona, has appointed three members to his Indian Country team.

John Tuchi will serve as senior litigation counsel and tribal liaison. He will lead the Indian Country team and serve as the office's main contact with tribes in the state.

Marnie Hodahkwen, a member of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation of Kansas, will serve as deputy tribal liaison. She will work with tribal leaders and prosecutors on key areas of public safely interest.

Sharon Sexton has been named supervisor for the Violent Crime and Indian Country Section in the U.S. Attorney's Office. She will facilitate interactions among prosecutors, elected tribal officials and law enforcement authorities.

Burke was sworn in as U.S. Attorney for Arizona in September. He replaced Diane Humetewa, a member of the Hopi Tribe who was the first Native American woman to serve as U.S. Attorney.

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