- Jan 11, 2018
Deb Haaland was confirmed today as the first Native American head of the Dept of the Interior, and third female. This was long overdue, and a huge thanks to the Native Americans that overwhelmingly voted for Biden.
Deb Haaland Confirmed As First Native American Interior Secretary
Her historic role is also symbolic, as the agency was long a tool of oppression against indigenous peoples. Haaland will be key to President Biden's ambitious efforts to combat climate change.