New Mexicans Applaud Deb Haaland’s Nomination as Interior Secretary

Mar 12, 2021

President Biden’s appointment is historic. When confirmed, New Mexico two-term Congresswoman Deb Haaland will be the first Native American Interior Secretary, with oversight of vast federal lands, especially in the West. To find out what Indigenous people in Northern New Mexico think about the appointment, Deborah Begel spoke to people from three pueblos, and checked into her recent Senate hearing.