Tag: Department Of The Interior

Deb Haaland

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Creates New Unit To Investigate More Than 4,200 Missing and Possibly Murdered Native Americans

After making history as the first-ever Indigenous Cabinet official in U.S. history, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has announced plans to aid in an issue that has long plagued the country’s Indigenous population: the growing crisis of missing and murdered Native people — particularly women.  Kiara Alfonseca of ABC News has…

Deb Haaland

Deb Haaland Confirmed as Secretary of Interior, First-Ever Native American Cabinet Member

Cheered on virtually by thousands of Native Americans in her home state of New Mexico as well as across the U.S., Rep. Deb Haaland was confirmed on March 15 as secretary of the Interior Department. In the role, Haaland will lead the management of a vast swath of federal public…

Trump's 'Sad' Donation to National Parks 'Publicity Stunt'

President Donald Trump’s donation to the National Park Service has been recognized by at least one organization for what it is: a “publicity stunt.” During his daily White House briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer presented Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke a check for $78,333 — the president’s salary for his first…