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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Rep. Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo, D-NM) is set to make history as the first Native American to hold a presidential cabinet position.

The Washington Post reported President-elect Joe Biden is naming Haaland to the post that oversees public lands and all the Native reservation trust land. Haaland’s nomination would need to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is within DOI.

Native America Calling will examine what this historic appointment means for tribes and the public lands under Interior’s purview. NAC will also explore what some of the department’s priorities might be during the Biden Administration.

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