Native Americans

Acoma governor: Closing of vital services at ACL hospital ‘devastating’ to area

8 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Leaders of the Pueblo of Acoma are declaring a state of emergency after they said Indian Health Service has shut down critical health care services at their only hospital. The Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Hospital, also known as ACL Hospital, is the only healthcare facility available for residents who people who

Details emerge from federal raid on Navajo-area farms

14 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office says it destroyed a quarter-million plants during marijuana eradication efforts at 21 farms in the Shiprock area of the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico.

Navajo Nation will participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials

7 ViewsPHOENIX (AP) — Navajo Nation officials say they will participate in the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trials amid a steady decline in coronavirus cases. The American Indian territory once had the highest coronavirus infection rate in the country, but has since seen a substantial decrease in community spread.

$3.2 million in housing grants go to New Mexico pueblos

10 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Millions of dollars in federal grant money is going to New Mexico pueblos. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding nearly $18 million in grant money to tribes across the country. Reportedly, $3.2 million is going to New Mexico