Native Americans

Let’s Talk About the Legacy of New Mexico’s Native American Boarding Schools

10 ViewsLet’s Talk New Mexico 7/22 8am: Earlier this month, a plaque that marked the burial place of Indigenous children who died at the Albuquerque Indian School went missing. At the same time, Native American boarding schools have been in the national news after forensic technology revealed thousands of previously unknown graves of

NMSU, Navajo Technical University receive grant funds to support Native American students

17 ViewsIndian Resources Development at New Mexico State University, in partnership with Navajo Technical University, received a four-year, $250,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop experiential learning opportunities to increase retention and graduation of Native American students at New Mexico

Amber Alert suspect trying to clear his name

4 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police are still looking for two teenage girls who were last seen in Santo Domingo Saturday. Authorities issued an overnight Amber Alert for 14-year-old Zuriah Castillo and 16-year-old Jaylynn Miller after they were allegedly abducted by 37-year-old Andres Pinto. However, Pinto told KOB 4 he’s innocent.

Senate confirms Haaland to lead Interior

19 ViewsThe Senate on Monday voted to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) to lead the Interior Department, making her the nation’s first Native American Cabinet secretary. The Senate voted 51-40 to confirm Haaland. Nine members missed the vote.