kakichihiwewin project director S.A. sat down virtually with Congresswoman Deb Haaland (future Cabinet member) on November 24th to talk about the Truth & Healing Commission, her experiences and the importance of this telling our truths.
Today, I held a virtual roundtable with Tribal leaders. It’s the start of @joeBiden’s & my commitment to— Deb Haaland (@DebHaalandNM) December 28, 2020
listening to our Indigenous communities as we work to address environmental injustice and live up to this country’s trust responsibility. https://t.co/BmktgyvsqA
A voice like mine has never been a Cabinet secretary or at the head of the Department of Interior.— Deb Haaland (@DebHaalandNM) December 18, 2020
Growing up in my mother’s Pueblo household made me fierce. I’ll be fierce for all of us, our planet, and all of our protected land.
I am honored and ready to serve.
The Interior Department manages our public lands to make sure we protect them, honor them, & preserve them for future generations.— Deb Haaland (@DebHaalandNM) December 29, 2020
This was all Indigenous land, once — so it's ironic that we've never had a Native American Interior Secretary.
I would be honored to be the first. pic.twitter.com/RiSbGDNd3u