Deb Haaland confirmed as first Indigenous US cabinet secretary | Deb Haaland | The Guardian (YESSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!)

Deb Haaland has been confirmed as the secretary of the interior, making her the first Indigenous cabinet secretary in US history.

The 60-year-old from New Mexico will be responsible for the country’s land, seas and natural resources, as well as overseeing tribal affairs.

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Haaland is a member of the Laguna Pueblo, one of 574 sovereign tribal nations located across 35 states.

Source: Deb Haaland confirmed as first Indigenous US cabinet secretary | Deb Haaland | The Guardian