Deb Haaland is the first Native American to ever be nominated as head of a US Department. What is the broader framework that will help us appreciate the significance of this nomination?
Deb Haaland is from New Mexico, from the Laguna Pueblo and Jemes Peoples. She is a jurist and has worked in the administration of the Laguna Pueblo as well as in the Democratic Party. She was first elected to Congress in 2018. (1)