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Secretary Deb Haaland presented the Department of the Interior’s fiscal year 2022 budget request during her first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Biden administration.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.
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Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.
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President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
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President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
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A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is taking to social media to show the American Rescue Plan Act benefits Indian Country.
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The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.
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The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with an off-reservation casino after securing support from the state of Wisconsin.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is making history in more ways than one, as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior and the first Native person to serve in a presidential cabinet.
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Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
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Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) discusses his opposition to the historic nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
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“For too long, tribal nations have been denied a seat at the table where decisions were made that impacted their lives and their land,” a key Democrat said in discussing the historic nomination of Deb Haaland.
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The U.S. Senate is slowly but surely moving to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) as Secretary of the Interior.
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), the Republican minority leader in the U.S. Senate, won’t be voting for Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior.
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Given Deb Haaland’s ethics, her passion and her record of advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples a great new era in our history is about to begin.
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“Despite Republican obstruction, Representative Haaland will be confirmed by the Senate to be Secretary Haaland,” a leading Democrat said.
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A key Democratic lawmaker is confident: Deb Haaland will soon be in charge of the Department of the Interior.
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The Department of the Interior is hosting the first in a series of tribal consultations mandated by President Joe Biden.
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By a vote of 11-9, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the nomination of Deb Haaland to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is on her way to making history yet again, this time as the first Native person in a presidential cabinet.
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The country’s oldest Native student newspaper is again fighting to protect its press freedom.
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Deb Haaland was slammed with questions about the Biden administration’s energy policies at her historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) endured a second day of questions as her historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior finally came to a close.
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The Bureau of Indian Affairs is asking tribes about a possible change in regulations affecting federal recognition.
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Tune in for the second day of Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.
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It was a historic day for Indian Country as Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) finally got her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
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Tune in for the confirmation hearing of Deb Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior.
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The Bureau of Indian Affairs has “jeopardized” billions of dollars set aside for the Cobell land buy-back program, according to an internal review.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.
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The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
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Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
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The former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is speaking out about his criminal corruption case as he seeks to dismiss all of the charges against him.
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A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
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Deb Haaland is someone who knows what it is like to struggle and who always looks out for ways to help people, no matter their tribal affiliation, party, politics, or beliefs.
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The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.
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The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises in Indian Country, but tribal leaders think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) is set to make history as the first Native person to hold a presidential cabinet position.
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A bill to provide COVID-19 relief and fund the federal government, including Indian Country programs, has been released.
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America has not apologized for the Wounded Knee Massacre and the Medal of Honor winners are still looked upon as heroes by the United States.