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Deb Haaland is a Native American politician and member of the Laguna Pueblo people. She is a Democrat who made history in 2018 by becoming the first Native American to represent New Mexico's 1st Congressional District. Along with Sharice Davids, Haaland also became the first Native American to ever serve at the federal level. Haaland is a lawyer and the former chair of New Mexico's Democratic Party, the first Native American to chair a national party. She has one daughter whom she raised as a single mother. In 2020, Haaland was nominated by President-Elect Joe Biden to be his Secretary of the Interior. She was confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 2021.
Debra Haaland was born in Winslow, Arizona,...Read more
- December 02, 1960
OccupationSecretary of the interior (U.S. federal government)
- Congressional representative (U.S. federal government);
- Party leader;
- Tribal leader
- Toya, Debra Haaland;
- Haaland, Debra;
- Haaland, Debra Anne