June 2022

Statement of Deb Haaland, before the Senate Committee of Indian Affairs

STATEMENT OF DEB HAALAND, SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BEFORE THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS June 22, 2022 Hello and good afternoon, Chairman Schatz, Vice Chairman Murkowski, and members of the  Committee. My name is Deb Haaland, and I serve as the Secretary of the Interior. It is an honor […]

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Jesse Paul & Nez Perce

Jesse Paul & Nez Perce As a young child, Jesse Paul (Ka-khun-nee, Black Raven) encountered significant trauma in his life. His father and all five of his siblings died in the Nez Perce War of 1877. After the tribe surrendered, Jesse and his mother were sent to exile camps at Fort Leavenworth, then Baxter Springs,

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Oklahoma sports legend Jim Thorpe named recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Oklahoma great is considered by many as the greatest athlete of all time