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Charles Sams III takes over as National Park Service director, an agency that oversees more than 131,000 square miles of parks and other landmarks. (Photo/Adobe Stock)

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Some conservationists hailed Sams’ confirmation Nov. 18 as a commitment to equitable partnership with tribes, the original stewards of the land.

By By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press November 23, 2021