Yellen says Biden to nominate first Native American as U.S. Treasurer
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced on Tuesday
he will appoint Mohegan Reservation Director Marilyn Marelva as U.S. Treasury Secretary
the first appearance of Native American signatures in U.S. currencies.
Yellen also announces the creation of a new tribal
Treasurer during his visit to the Rosebud Sioux in South Dakota.
Yellen's signature can also be added to US currency by President Joe Biden
This was because it was banned without a US Treasury Officer.
Yellen took office last year, dollar bills have been printed
the signature of former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.