Washita

Recently, the Washington Post wrote an article about President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for the Secretary of the Interior. He nominated Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), who will be the first Native American Cabinet secretary. It’s a historic pick for sure and a move to improve the government’s relationship with Indigenous peoples. Haaland tweeted. “I’ll be fierce for all of us, our planet, and all of our protected land.” Haaland is a member of Pueblo of Laguna. She will lead the 171-year-old Department of the Interior (DOI) and will collaborate with the 574 federally recognized tribes. The 423 sites that make up…

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