Native Americans

Native American student at the center of NM Supreme Court case speaks out

103 Views   This week the New Mexico Supreme Court heard a case stemming from a lawsuit against Albuquerque Public Schools over the interactions of a high school teacher with a Native American student. That student, McKenzie Johnson, spoke with KUNM about that Halloween day in 2018. She says teacher Mary Eastin offered one

How lawmakers are trying to address MMIP efforts

135 Views ¬†¬†Families and advocates are worried there isn’t enough being done to address missing and murdered indigenous people issues. SANTA FE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ¬†Families are frustrated with lawmakers as they wait for them to come up with solutions for missing and murdered indigenous people. Lawmakers say they have plans to

Missing in New Mexico Day returns and provides resources for families

199 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚Äď New Mexico Indian Affairs Department along with the Department of Public Safety hosted their second annual¬†Missing in New Mexico Day.¬†The event happened at the Embassy Suites Hotel in northeast Albuquerque. It brought together resources for families of missing Indigenous people.