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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during National Native American Heritage Month. By Sydnee Chattin, Assistant Division Chief, Decennial Support Programs, Field Division, U.S. Census Bureau I serve as the Assistant Division Chief, Decennial Support Programs, Field Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. My...