By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Though presidential candidates Jair Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad dominated Brazil's post-election headlines, two traditionally disenfranchised groups earned hard-fought victories on Sunday as Brazil elected its first-ever indigenous woman and transgender to Congress.
With more than eight thousand votes, Joênia Wapichana, a lawyer from the the northern state of Roraima, became the first indigenous woman to be elected to the Chamber of Deputies . . .