“I’ve been shot at before. I’m very comfortable with it," the Interior secretary and former Navy SEAL said.
Her successor Ryan Zinke wasted little time reviving an arcane military flag-flying tradition.
Former Interior Department officials warn the move endangers both visitors and America's priceless resources.
Ryan Zinke's oil-friendly order "might just have landed the decisive blow" against the imperiled bird, a conservationist said.
"There's still a need to show that climate change is real and that human activity contributes to it," she said.
The end of the Reagan era deals is a victory for the Blackfeet Nation.