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1219 Thirst for life

“The Thirst for Justice” Art Installation

November 2, 2018 – New Mexico in Focus visits a very special Dia de los…

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NMiF: Aztec School Shooting

Community Groups Gather To Advocate For More Inclusive Newcomer Program

August 3, 2018 – A coalition of community organizations held a press conference in Albuquerque…

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Rural Workers

State of Change: Training Remote Workers In Rural New Mexico

April 13, 2018 – It can be difficult to find a job in rural New…

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1140 Pueblo Broadband

State of Change: Four Pueblos Build Their Own Internet Access

April 6, 2018 – The Middle Rio Grande Pueblo Tribal Consortium was created to connect…

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A small child holding a sign that says Divest with a x on it.

Students Call for UNM Fossil Fuels Divestment

November 5, 2021 –At the end of October, University of New Mexico students with UNM…

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A mural that says "somos unidos"

Neighborhoods Struggle with ABQ Stadium Proposal

October 22, 2021 – Residents in two downtown Albuquerque neighborhoods share their thoughts on the…

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day

October 15, 2021 – NMiF crews were at Indigenous Peoples Day protests and celebrations and…

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People wearing facemasks walk through a corridor of a farmers' market.

Farmers and Growers Emerge from Pandemic

June 11, 2021 – This week, our crew takes a trip to the Santa Fe Farmers Market to…

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Low view of four people in facemasks talking to each over in a woodsy area.

There Must Be Other Names for the River

April 9, 2021 – A new exhibit at the University of New Mexico Art Museum…

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Decolonizing Our Diets: Plant-Based Wellness & ItalityNM

November 27, 2020 – Native Americans have long been cultivators of the surrounding landscape for…

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Two people stand with each other in a desert rocky area.

Land Management in New Mexico

October 2, 2020 – William Perry Pendley, deputy director for policy and programs at the…

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A car drives down a road that has a "FOREST FIRE IN AREA" sign posted next to it, against a dark blue sky.

Medio Fire Threatens Watersheds

August 28, 2020 – In the mountains above Santa Fe, the Medio Fire has been…

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A painting with text reading "HOPE" in front of colorful wisps.

Paint for Peace Artwork Transforms Downtown ABQ

July 24, 2020 – Gene Grant talks to members of Paint for Peace, an art…

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A person stands in dirt, holding a shovel in their hand.

Acequia Communities Adjust Centuries-Old Water Traditions Under COVID-19

May 29, 2020 – With social distancing orders in place to slow the spread of…

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Two surgical facemasks on top of each other creating an X shape, on a red backdrop.

COVID-19 Survival and Recovery on the Navajo Nation 

May 15, 2020 – Navajo Nation health departments reported Sunday that the tribe has exceeded 3,000 positive COVID-19 tests, with cases in New Mexico,…

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An Indigenous dancer performs, with text "Social Distancing PowWow".

Tribal Cultural Response to COVID-19

May 8, 2020 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks into tribal cultural responses to the current…

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The word "CORONAVIRUS" spelled out with Scrabble tiles.

Native Response to COVID-19 

April 17, 2020 – Tribal leaders across New Mexico are urging their citizens to respect and follow COVID-19…

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Four people in facemasks and gloves discuss with each other in a desert field.

COVID-19 Response from Native Tribes

March 27, 2020 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales talks with President Jonathan Nez of the Navajo Nation and National…

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

October 18, 2019 – In recognition of New Mexico’s first Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which replaced…

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1314 Lineman Robots

STEM Students Learn Lineman Lessons

October 4, 2019 – What happens when the lights go out? Typically, linemen for the…

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President Trump Holds Rally in Rio Rancho

September 20, 2019 – This week, President Donald Trump made his first visit to New…

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Protestors Rally Against President Trump

September 20, 2019 – President Donald Trump’s Rio Rancho rally was also met by plenty…

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