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Oglala Sioux activist hopes Haaland will be the voice of ‘land, earth and indigenous people’ at Interior

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Tatewin Means is the former Attorney General for the Oglala Sioux Tribe and current Executive Director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation. Responding to the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior, she says, “For a patriarchal system to have an indigenous woman to lead those efforts is truly a sign that the status quo of white men making decision is going to change.”