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This Nov. 22, 2021 image shows former Hopi Vice Chairman Clark Tenakhongva, right, talking with U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland after a celebration at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. Some tribes in the Southwest applauded Haaland's announcement that her agency was beginning the process to withdrawal federal land holdings near the park from oil and gas development for 20 years. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)¬

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It was a quick trip for U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland with stops to hike through desert scrub near the U.S.-Mexico border and to marvel at the jagged Organ Mountains before soaking in what life was like in one of the oldest settlements along a historic trade route.

By Susan Montoya Bryan and Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press April 11, 2022