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Run to raise awareness of violence against Native women

To kick off National Domestic Violence month, recognized yearly in October, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women is sponsoring “I will Run For Her” on Saturday, Oct. 6.


Destination: Native America

Guides believe tribal tourism is answer to getting the story right


EDGE focuses on new art beyond the traditional

Moving past traditional categories like jewelry, paintings, pottery, wood carvings and baskets, this year was the fourth Indian Market has presented “EDGE” – contemporary art techniques, formats and materials.


NCC stepped up to help start ICWA

The Indian Child Welfare Act outlawed non-Indian foster and adoptive placements and created a process to transfer cases to tribal courts. Diné children were coming home and Navajo Community College, now known as Diné College, played a part.


History repeats itself

Endurance, survival depicted in narrative tapestries from both sides of the Atlantic


Honoring women’s role in return to Dinetah after Long Walk

After learning about the events that led to the Long Walk, Ezekiel Argeanas, Diné, talked to historians, researched the archives at Bosque Redondo memorial, met with well-known Diné weavers and attended Sheep is Life workshops at Diné College to find out more about his ancestral history.


NM’s valentine to Sen. Pinto: It’s your day!

State Sen. John Pinto, D-McKinley-San Juan, received statewide recognition last week.


Last defendant in homeless murders gets 20 years

Three-and-a-half years after Kee Thompson and Allison Gorman were brutally murdered on the city’s west side, the last defendant in their killings was sentenced last Thursday.


To’hajiilee robotics team places 3rd at state competition

After topping a statewide robotics contest, mid-school students here are on their way to a regional competition sponsored by New Mexico State University.


‘Events like this teach us’

ABQ celebrates Indigenous People’s Day at cultural center