Deb Haaland (Debra Anne Haaland), American Attorney, American Politician, was born on December 2, 1960, Winslow, Arizona, where her grandfather worked on the railroad — as part of a federal government policy of “cultural assimilation” for native Americans. She comes from a military family: father JD “Dutch” Haaland was a decorated Marine and her mother Mary served in the Navy.
Deb Haaland is a survivor: she is a single mother who struggled with alcoholism and once had to apply for food stamps to put meals on the table.
Deb Haaland Full Biography and Profile
SHE IS A SINGLE MOM AND WAS RAISED IN A MILITARY FAMILY.
SHE IS A RECOGNIZED LEADER IN TRIBAL BUSINESS & SERVICES COMMUNITIES.
- Deb was the first Chairwoman elected to the Laguna Development Corporation Board of Directors, overseeing business operations of the second largest tribal gaming enterprise in New Mexico.
- Deb successfully advocated for the Laguna Development Corporation to make policies and commitments to earth-friendly business practices.
- Deb is a former tribal administrator and has administered a local service provider for adults with developmental disabilities.
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