Village leaders and current Hopi Tribal Council members recently swore in six newly elected village representatives.
Leaders from Sipaulovi, Kykotsmovi, Bacavi and the Upper Village of Moencopi each presented and certified their elected representative and encouraged the council and reminded them of their commitment and dedicate to work for the Hopi-Tewa people.
Representatives who were sworn in are: Cedric Kuwaninvaya, re-elected for Sipaulovi; Nada Talayumptewa and Danny Honanie, both re-elected for Kykotsmovi; Davis Pecusa, newly elected for Bacavi; Bruce Fredericks, newly elected for Moencopi; and Robert Sumatzkuku, elected by the villagers.
Sumatkuku who is currently the Hopi Tribal treasurer until December 30, recertified Everett Calnimptewa to continue his seat on the Council until then.
Martha Mase, Tribal Council secretary, administered the oath of office.