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A federal investigation seeks to uncover the painful history of Native American boarding schools in Pa., nationwide

BY: - July 9, 2021

Some advocates want Congress to take the next step and create a formal truth commission. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in the coming weeks plans to reintroduce legislation forming one.

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Deb Haaland can help dismantle the doctrine of discovery | Opinion

BY: - April 9, 2021

The doctrine led to exploitation of entire peoples and unraveling our relationship with the land

Increases in royalties paid by oil and gas producers, lease rates targeted in Biden review

BY: - March 26, 2021

Interior leaders at an online forum said that rates the oil and gas industry pays for leasing, royalties and bonding could be due for increases, as the administration makes multiple moves to combat climate change.

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the Cabinet

BY: - March 15, 2021

Senate Democrats praised Haaland for her conduct at the rough Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.

U.S. Senate panel advances Deb Haaland’s historic nomination to lead Interior Department

BY: - March 4, 2021

“Two hundred and thirty years after Washington called his first Cabinet meeting, it is long past time to give a Native American woman a seat on the Cabinet table,” U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said.

Biden’s pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing

BY: - February 22, 2021

U.S. Senate Republicans may use next week’s Interior confirmation hearing for Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s energy policies

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Why ‘Indian Country’ is excited about the first native interior secretary and the promise she brings | Opinion

BY: - February 18, 2021

Indian Country has a significant history with the Interior Department that has more often been bad than good. But Haaland’s record shows that she is committed to making progress on larger challenges that affect all Americans