A park ranger Tased a Native man multiple times while investigating him for walking off a designated path in a national monument.
Before President-elect Biden had publicly announced that he was nominating Congresswoman Deb Haaland as his new secretary of the interior, the rumor mill was already spinning. Haaland had made history as one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress, and she had secured that seat for the next two years. Prior to […]
Native Leaders Decry “Immoral” Closure of Regional Indian Medical Services Mid-Pandemic in New Mexico
When Congresswoman Deb Haaland was putting herself through college while raising her child as a Laguna Pueblo single parent, it is doubtful she thought one day she would be one of the first female Indigenous Congressional leaders in America. But then again, maybe her roots deep in New Mexico and her work-hard ethic are the […]
NM Elects First Black Senator What a week. It was a week of historic wins on the national scale, and for New Mexico as well. For Senator-elect Harold Pope Jr. (D-Bernalillo), it was a good week. Pope was elected the first African American state senator in New Mexico. He won a tough race over Republican […]
What Happened: Election Day in New Mexico In an election year scarred by COVID, bullying, misinformation and subterfuge, there is finally a winner: democracy. Sort of. In the most important election in the world, voters braved COVID to end our long national nightmare and oust Donald Trump. In the U.S. Senate Democrats needed to obtain […]