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Former Bay Mills Leader Bryan Newland Confirmed by Senate to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior – Indian Affairs


August 9, 2021

Bryan Newland addressing RES 2021 in Las Vegas on July 20, 2021 (Photo/Native News Online)

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to confirm Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior.

Newland was nominated by President Joe Biden in April to serve as the highest-ranking Senate-confirmed official in Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior. Prior to his nomination, Newland was tapped by President Biden in February to serve as Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Indian Affairs at the U.S. Dept. of the Interior.


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