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Census

article The 2020 census is coming. Will Native Americans be counted?
(6/25/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Leonard Jones doesn't remember a survey packet on the porch or a knock on his front door during the last census count. But that doesn't surprise...
article Census chief assures latinos, Native Americans on 2020 count
(5/29/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The 2020 Census will remain independent and will avoid political pressures amid uncertainty over how the bureau will question immigrants, U.S. Census...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mescalero Apache

article New Mexico to get fourth tribal casino sportsbook through deal with William Hill
(6/25/2019)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico will see its fourth sportsbook open later this summer when William Hill US and the Mescalero Apache Tribe begin operations at the Inn of the...
article William Hill Partners With Native American Resort In US Expansion
(6/24/2019)
(New Mexico) -- William Hill is to work with a Native American tribe as part of its move to take advantage of looser US gambling laws. The American arm for the bookmaker...
article William Hill signs first tribal sportsbook deal outside Nevada
(6/24/2019)
(New Mexico) -- William Hill has partnered with the Mescalero Apache Tribe to launch a sportsbook at its New Mexico casino, Inn of the Mountain Gods. Located three hours...
article Mescalero Apache maiden celebrates coming of age over July 4th holiday
(6/24/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The family of Mescalero Apache maiden Karyssa Lorine Zuazua, 12, invites the public to celebrate her coming of age ceremony July 4-7, at the Ceremonial...
article William Hill US and Mescalero Apache Tribe Announce New Sports Book at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino in New Mexico
(6/24/2019)
(New Mexico) -- William Hill US, America’s leading sports betting company, and the Mescalero Apache Tribe will partner to launch a sports book this summer at Inn...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Laguna Pueblo

article Pueblo of Laguna plans $55 million investment in racetrack in Kentucky
(6/23/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The economic development arm of the Pueblo of Laguna has acquired a commercial racetrack in Kentucky. Ellis Entertainment, a newly-created subsidiary of...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article New Mexico mural focuses on missing Native American women
(6/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A new mural in southern New Mexico seeks to honor missing and slain Native Americans amid a nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue.
article New Mexico mural focuses on missing Native American women
(6/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A new mural in southern New Mexico seeks to honor missing and slain Native Americans amid a nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue. The Las...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pojoaque Pueblo

article State, Pojoaque agree to divide up $10M account
(6/21/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The legal fight over more than $10 million in Pojoaque Pueblo gambling revenue that was seized by the federal government last year has ended. Under a...
1 Article on this Issue

Chaco Canyon

article Senators push for hearing on Chaco protection legislation
(6/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation are pushing for a Senate hearing on legislation that would withdraw federal holdings from oil and...
article Navajo Allottees Defend Mineral Rights And Cultural Heritage In Opposition To Exclusionary Zone Near Chaco Canyon
(6/8/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A bill to halt oil and gas development via a 10-mile exclusionary zone surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park drew opposition from local...
article The battle to protect historic Chaco Canyon from fracking and drilling
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a place of immense cultural and historic importance. Chaco is also a place of beauty and wildlife. Elk and...
article The battle to protect historic Chaco Canyon from fracking and drilling
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a place of immense cultural and historic importance. Chaco is also a place of beauty and wildlife. Elk and...
article Chimney Rock: Experience a rare view into an ancient world this summer
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Chimney Rock National Monument offers a rare view into an ancient world with daily tours and monthly programs that are fun and educational for the whole...
article U.S. Land Managers Shift Position on Chaco Protection Bill
(6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A top official with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday the agency is open to Congress considering legislation limiting federal leases for...
article US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land in New Mexico
(6/4/2019)
(New Mexico) -- U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding...
article Interior Backtracks on Plans to Drill in Sacred New Mexico Canyon, For Now
(5/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- In a rare but potentially brief turn, Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt—a man infamously known for his conflict of interests...
article U.S. Officials Delay Oil Leases Near Sacred Tribal Land And National Park
(5/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation and the Pueblo tribe have won a small victory. The U.S. Department of the Interior has agreed to delay leasing out land to oil and gas...
article US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land
(5/29/2019)
(New Mexico) -- U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that tribes consider sacred surrounding Chaco Canyon...
article Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight
(5/28/2019)
(New Mexico) -- U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt met with leaders of the Navajo Nation and Pueblo tribes at Chaco Canyon National Historical Park on Tuesday,...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Navajo Nation President Nez & VP Lizer Approve $2.5 Million to Construct the Long-awaited Crownpoint Youth Center
(6/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer joined the Crownpoint community on Saturday for the signing of Resolution CMY-18-19,...
article 'All about sheep': Event centers on role of sheep in Navajo life
(6/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Zefren Anderson knelt on a batch of fleece to demonstrate how to skirt the wool. Anderson, a board member for Diné be' iiná Inc., pulled from the...
article Navajo Nation Council supports Diné appointment to replace state Sen. John Pinto
(6/8/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation Council is requesting Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham select a member of the Navajo Nation to complete the remaining term of state Sen....
article New Mexico girl reaches out to family given Styrofoam cake by mistake
(6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A popular New Mexico cake maker is reaching out to a Texas family who was given a cake made out of Styrofoam.
article A Historic Treaty Has Been Returned to the Navajo
(6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Beginning in 1863, the U.S. Army forced the Navajo to relocate from their territory in the Four Corners region—where Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and...
article Program's traditional services seek funds from Navajo Nation
(6/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Officials at Totah Behavioral Health Authority met with Navajo Nation Council delegates to discuss the tribe help fund the program's traditional...
article Program's traditional services seek funds from Navajo Nation
(6/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Officials at Totah Behavioral Health Authority met with Navajo Nation Council delegates to discuss the tribe help fund the program's traditional services.
article 150-year-old Navajo Treaty To Return To Tribe Museum
(5/28/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A 150-year-old document that allowed Navajos to return to their homeland in the Four Corners region where Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado meet is...
article Tribal legislative committee to vote on accepting 150-year-old document
(5/28/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A tribal legislative committee is expected to vote on whether or not to accept a 150-year-old document. The 1868 treaty with the United States government...
article Audit: Former Pueblo Pintado AMS misspent $144,000
(5/26/2019)
(New Mexico) -- An audit of Pueblo Pintado Chapter’s finances last June revealed the former accounts maintenance specialist, Pauline Joe, blew through $144,000 in...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

New Mexico Gaming

article New Mexico Offers Template For Tribal Casino Sports Betting
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- To date, New Mexico is the only state with tribal sports betting up and running. Most sports wagering legislation so far has completely neglected tribal...
article Clovis racetrack interests still upbeat
(5/26/2019)
(New Mexico) -- After last month’s deflating development in the drawn-out racino award selection process, proponents for a horse racetrack and gaming project in...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting & Tribes

article New Mexico Offers Template For Tribal Casino Sports Betting
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- To date, New Mexico is the only state with tribal sports betting up and running. Most sports wagering legislation so far has completely neglected tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

Jicarilla Apache Nation

article Indian Affairs Department Congratulates Newly Elected Jicarilla Apache Nation President Darrell Paiz
(6/9/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Indian Affairs Department (IAD) congratulates Mr. Darrell Paiz on his election as president of the Jicarilla Apache Nation. President Paiz...
1 Article on this Issue

Buffalo & Bison

article ‘The Buffalo Hunt’ seeks to show Native American tribe in a new light
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- “The Buffalo Hunt,” a new documentary on the homeland of the Oglala Lakota, attempts to shun clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation...
1 Article on this Issue

Taos Pueblo

article Rare murder investigation rattles Taos Pueblo
(6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Four days after two people were found dead of an apparent double homicide at a Taos Pueblo residence on Saturday (June 1), investigators with the FBI...
1 Article on this Issue

Apache Tribe

article Albuquerque to get closer to 100% with solar farm on Apache land
(6/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- At last count, 126 municipalities had either committed to purchasing 100% of their electricity from renewable energy sources, or, in the case of six, had...
1 Article on this Issue

Deb Haaland

article 98-Year-Old Santa Fe Indian Market Celebrates Female Strength & Resilience
(6/4/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) (http://swaia.org), the non-profit that produces the world-renowned Santa Fe Indian Market every...
article On comedy show, Haaland speaks about lack of visibility of Native Americans
(5/31/2019)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexicans watching Comedy Central Thursday night may have spotted a familiar political face. U.S Rep. Deb Haaland appeared on the cable network’...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Isleta

article Police looking for person of interest in woman’s death at Isleta Resort
(6/3/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Authorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in an Isleta Resort and Casino hotel room two weekends ago. They have not said how Rachel...
article Construction Roundup: What's opened in the ABQ area this spring
(5/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Fatburger will open its first New Mexico location later this summer at Isleta Resort & Casino. The popular California burger chain will be part of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Code Talkers

article 'He taught us to never give up': Family, friends remember state Sen. John Pinto
(6/2/2019)
(New Mexico) -- John Pinto has been remembered for his decades in office as a state senator, but to his granddaughter, Kellie Lynn Arviso, he was "a good grandpa...
article Family of Pinto: Thank you for giving him water, food
(6/2/2019)
(New Mexico) -- John Pinto, 94, the New Mexico state senator who served the people for 42 years and who trained as a Marine during World War II, was laid to rest on...
article John Pinto’s death draws condolences from president
(5/31/2019)
(New Mexico) -- President Donald Trump sent out a tweet honoring late state Sen. John Pinto of New Mexico on Friday, a day after Pinto was buried.
article Desert procession marks death of Navajo code talker
(5/29/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The state Capitol echoed with tributes to the life and times of Navajo Code Talker and state legislator John Pinto on Wednesday after his casket traveled...
article Memorial services announced for Sen. John Pinto
(5/28/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Funeral services are set for former Navajo Code talker and State Senator John Pinto. Pinto, one of the country's longest-serving Native American...
article Editorial: State bids goodbye to long-serving Sen. Pinto
(5/28/2019)
(New Mexico) -- This week, New Mexico lost not only the longest-serving member of the state Senate, but also one of the longest-serving Native American legislators in U....
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article New Mexico Delegation Announces $600,000 to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Rural Communities
(5/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland, and Xochitl Torres Small, announced that the U.S...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Neither county chooses granddaughter for Pinto’s seat
(6/23/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The McKinley County and San Juan County commissions have made their choices of whom they want to see replace the late Sen. John Pinto, and neither county...
article New Nike N7 collection released at Hibbett Sports
(6/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- With its yellow, gray, white and turquoise colors, the new Nike N7 summer collection is taking its place at the Hibbett Sports store here.The collection...
article NAC: Live at the National Senior Games
(6/18/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The biennial gathering of amateur senior athletes is setting aside a day to celebrate the many Native American athletes who participate. Participants...
article Pueblos open for ceremonial visits
(6/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico immerses both residents and tourists alike in a myriad of cultures and traditions. Visiting any of the state’s pueblos or tribes offers...
article Annual Car Show of Hope held at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino
(6/14/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The second annual Car Show of Hope will be held at Ruidoso Downs Race Track on June 22 in the parking lot next to the Billy The Kid Casino. The event is...
article Native American camp offers sports, life skills
(6/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Hundreds of Native American youth from more than 15 different tribes will attend the 23rd annual NativeVision sports and life skills camp Thursday...
article Rep. Torres Small Launches Unused Explosive Clean Up Pilot Program
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Today, Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (NM-2) introduced and successfully included an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)...
article Farmington band Signal 99 questions removal of its video from YouTube
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- An eight-year-old video made by a Farmington metal band apparently has been caught up in a recent purge of controversial material by the website YouTube...
article Patricia Michaels offers 'A Seat at the Table' with a Native American twist
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- When Taos Pueblo fashion designer and artist Patricia Michaels was asked by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe to participate in a...
article Police arrest 3 people in stabbing, decapitation of Native American woman
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Albuquerque police have arrested three people in connection with the brutal 2017 murder of a 39-year-old Native American woman. Audra Willis was found...
article Suspect arrested in gruesome 2017 slaying
(6/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- In the months after a 39-year-old woman from To’hajiilee was found stabbed to death and decapitated in a sandy arroyo in the Four Hills...
article Native American camp offers sports, life skills
(6/11/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Hundreds of Native American youth from more than 15 different tribes will attend the 23rd annual NativeVision sports and life skills camp Thursday...
article Iconic downtown Central Avenue Albuquerque store closing its doors
(6/8/2019)
(New Mexico) -- One of the last remaining bits of old Albuquerque history is going away a​s an iconic store along Central is getting ready to close up shop. Central...
article District Attorney’s Office reviewing Institute of American Indian Arts sexual assault claim
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Nearly a month after an unnamed Institute of American Indian Arts student made public allegations of being sexually assaulted by a school employee, the...
article DA studying Institute of American Indian Arts assault claims
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Prosecutors say they are reviewing allegations of sexual assault made by a student at the Institute of American Indian Arts. The Santa Fe New Mexican...
article Institute of American Indian Arts sexual assault claims being reviewed by DA's office
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A student at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe says they were raped by a man who works there.
article Magdalena Schools to add indigenous curriculum
(6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- An initiative to incorporate additional Native American studies into social studies courses was introduced at a public hearing and community input...
article Rare murder investigation rattles Taos Pueblo
(6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Four days after two people were found dead of an apparent double homicide at a Taos Pueblo residence on Saturday (June 1), investigators with the FBI...
article US land managers shift position on Chaco protection bill
(6/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A top official with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday the agency is open to Congress considering legislation limiting federal leases for...
article New Mexico man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex assault on Ute Mountain Ute Reservation
(6/4/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A New Mexico man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison for a sexual assault committed on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation in southwestern...

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