If confirmed, Deb Haaland would be the first Native American to lead a cabinet agency. Native Americans see her nomination as the best chance to move from consultation on tribal issues to consent and to put more land into the hands of tribal nations.
Interior secretary nominee Deb Haaland would be first Native American Cabinet secretary in U.S. history if confirmed — and her role would have direct impact on major issues for tribal communities. @FonsecaAP explains the influence Haaland could have in the Interior Department
Rep. Deb Haaland, Biden’s pick for interior secretary, would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary if confirmed by the Senate. “I’ll be fierce for all of us, for our planet and all of our protected land,” she says.
#BREAKING : Biden makes history with nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to be first Native American as Interior Secretary
Barriers could be broken tonight. #ElectionDay ?? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest woman elected to Congress ?? Stacey Abrams could become the 1st black woman elected governor in the U.S. ?? Deb Haaland could become the 1st Native American woman in Congress