[PBS] Sec. Haaland announces panel to focus on Native American missing, slain cases

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 40 law enforcement officials, tribal leaders, social workers and survivors of violence have been named to a federal commission tasked with helping improve how the government addresses a decades-long crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans and Alaska Natives, U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced Thursday. The committee’s creation means … Read more

Congressional candidate Deb Haaland Visited UCLA

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, several faculty, community members, and students met for lunch with Congressional candidate Deb Haaland from New Mexico hosted by Director Shannon Speed of the UCLA American Indian Studies Center. If elected, Deb Haaland would become the first Native American woman in Congress.Top row: Jaye Darby, Wendy Teeter, Angela Riley, Deb … Read more