The First Native American U.S. Interior Secretary

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 24 May 2021 > In the News

New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland has become the first Native American to lead the Department of the Interior, which manages federal lands and natural resources, and includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Since 1824, the BIA has been in charge of federal services to the 574 federally recognised Native tribes and 1.9 million American Indians … Continue reading “The First Native American U.S. Interior Secretary”

Saving Nemo

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 25 May 2020 > Ready to Use

This A2 document aims at developing your students’ reading skills and autonomy, as well as guided writing skills. Its general theme is protecting the environment, and should prove of interest to most young people, all the more so as most of them will have seen the animated film Saving Nemo which gave its name to … Continue reading “Saving Nemo”

National Parks and Sequoia Tunnel Trees Webpicks

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 02 February 2017 > Webpicks

The U.S. National Parks Service celebrated its centenary in 2016. Although the first park, Yellowstone, was founded in 1872, the park service and rangers date from 1916. The U.S. was the first country to legislate to protect areas of national beauty, and National Parks are popular with American and foreign visitors alike. These resources allow … Continue reading “National Parks and Sequoia Tunnel Trees Webpicks”