Native Americans

After a century, oil and gas problems persist on Navajo lands

13 Views   It’s a Saturday morning in late June and Garry Jay, a member of the Navajo Nation, pilots a white crew-cab Chevy pickup on a lumpy dirt road across the grasslands north of his house in Shiprock, New Mexico, heading for the round, wood-framed hogan his grandfather built by

Medicaid scam targeting thousands of Native Americans for profit

50 Views   It’s an operation that has garnered the attention of the FBI and the Attorney General’s Office, and it’s slowly becoming a national problem. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “They said they can give you the world. They can say anything you want. Well, make it better,” said a man identifying

Team New Mexico wins gold at the Indigenous Games

95 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The 2023 Indigenous Games wrapped up on Saturday in Nova Scotia, Canada. Team New Mexico represented the Land of Enchantment well, as they received the highest medal count by any team in the division.