Samuel Hiratsuka

Aleut/Yu'pik/Winnemem Wintu/Navajo
HOMETOWN: Anchorage, Alaska

Samuel Hiratsuka (Aleut/Yu’pik/Winnemem Wintu/Navajo) is the proud son of Tommy and Vanessa Hiratsuka. Born and raised in Anchorage, Samuel maintains family ties to the Native Village of Ekuk, Big Bend Rancheria, and Fish Point on the Navajo Nation reservation. Samuel recently worked in the DC office of U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan as a Legislative Correspondent, and now serves as a Legislative Assistant focused on Indigenous/Rural Affairs for Representative Mary Sattler Peltola.