(Washington) MP Deb Holland received the green light Monday from the U.S. Senate to enter Joe Biden’s cabinet, becoming the first Indigenous person to become secretary of state in the United States.
At age 60, by 40 votes to 40, as Secretary of the Interior, a vast sector that mainly manages the natural resources of vast federal lands (one-fifth of the country’s surface area), but also the reserves of the first countries were confirmed.
Debb Holland is from Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. She has already made history in 2018 as one of the first two tribal women to be elected to Congress.
“M confirmationMe Since the first countries have long been neglected, Hollande is taking a huge step in building a government that reflects the prosperity and diversity of this country, ”said Senate Democrat majority leader Chuck Schumer before the vote.
“By placing MMe Hollande, head of the Interior Ministry, said, “We are restoring the counters to cooperation, mutual respect and trust in cooperative and aboriginal relations.”
His candidacy was backed by a petition from about 120 tribal representatives urging him to “make history” by electing Joe Biden.
“I think it’s time to start asking the tribal people about climate change and the environment,” the elected official said as his name began to spread. Mail.
“My ancestors made incredible sacrifices to allow me to follow my customs and traditions. I will not miss them, ”he assured during a meeting with AFP in 2018. He was elected shortly after being elected to the House of Representatives, which has been in office since January 2019.
Single mother, she won the drink in her youth and had to resort to government food stamps for a while.
Before MMe Only one other member of the First Nations was a member of the US government: between 1929 and 1933, Charles Curtis, Vice President of Herbert Hoover, wanted to be remembered as “the Eighth Cow Indian and 100% Republican”.