Pictured above is, then Congresswoman, Haaland in attendance at the 2019 Chief Standing Bear Dedication Ceremony in Statuary Hall with NCIA Executive Director Judi gaiashkibos, NCIA Chairman Larry Wright Jr., Chief Standing Bear descendant Steve Laravie Jr., and Congresswoman Sharice Davids.

The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs applauds the confirmation of Deb Haaland as the first Native American to serve as Secretary of Interior.  We look forward to a Native voice addressing the needs of our constituents especially with her oversight of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Indian Education.

Learn more here: https://www.ncai.org/news/articles/2021/03/15/ncai-applauds-the-historic-confirmation-of-congresswoman-debra-haaland-as-secretary-of-the-u-s-department-of-the-interior