Native Americans

Gallup’s new police chief stepping up efforts towards MMIP

415 Views   Missing and Murdered Indigenous People are a bigger problem than just Gallup.  It may seem like a small town, but on the weekends, it’s a different story. “We can see almost about 90,000 [people] on the weekend because we’re a border town, and a lot of people come

Multiple People Shot in Farmington

379 Views   Multiple people were shot and at least three were killed this morning in Farmington when an active shooter began firing weapons in the area of North Dustin and Navajo. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement that at least one suspect was shot and killed by

FBI: More than 650 people reported missing in New Mexico, Navajo Nation

414 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The first week of May marks the National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives. According to the FBI, 10% of the population in New Mexico identifies as Native American. Many organizations are hosting events to raise awareness this week.

Evacuations ordered after flooding on the Navajo Nation

479 Views   CHINLE, Ariz. — Navajo Nation officials ordered evacuations Sunday for some residents of Chinle after floodwaters filled washes and overflowed berms and dirt dams. They said many residents are refusing to leave, however, because they want to protect their property and livestock.

Tribal colleges tap US energy funds to build ‘living labs’

489 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tribal colleges and universities around the U.S. will be able to tap nearly $15 million in grant funding to boost clean energy development as part of the federal government’s latest investment in creating more reliable and sustainable electricity generation for Native American communities.