Deb Haaland, first Native American to be nominated as Sect’y of the Interior

Pledges to address racial, wealth and health gaps

Deb Haaland has been nominated by President-Elect Joe Biden to serve as the first Native American Secretary of the Interior, the department which also oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs. In the role, she will oversee the Department’s responsibility for over 500 million acres of public lands which include national parks, oil and gas drilling sites and endangered species habitat. […]