Sylvia Laughter

Sylvia Laughter INDIndependent

American politician

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Sylvia LaughterINDIndependent American politician
5
Years of Experience
AZResidence (state)

Sylvia Laughter (c. 1959 – October 15, 2022) was an American politician who was a member of the Arizona House of Representatives from January 1999 until January 2005. She was the first Navajo woman to serve in the Arizona legislature, as well as the first and only politically independent legislator to serve in the state legislature since Arizona's statehood in 1912.

Education3 - 3 of 1
Brigham Young University, Provo
BA Broadcast Communications
1993
Past Positions1 - 1 of 1
Representative
Arizona State House of Representatives
1999 - 2004
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Member
American Indian Services
1990 - Current
Member
Institute for Native Americans at Northern Arizona University
Member
Native American Women's Business Council