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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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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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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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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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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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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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PopUp Park

“Pop-up Park” Blooms in ABQ’s International District

August 16, 2019 – NMiF goes to Albuquerque’s International District to see how neighbors working…

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ABQ BioPark Penguins

New Penguin Exhibit at ABQ BioPark

Albuquerque’s BioPark opens its long-awaited Penguin Chill exhibit this month. The new building that houses…

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Folk Art Market

16th International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe

July 12, 2019 – New Mexico in Focus travels to Santa Fe to look at…

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Trump Rally

President Trump Supporters Rally in Santa Fe

June 28, 2019 – New Mexico in Focus was in Santa Fe last Friday for…

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Boosting Economy in Tierra Amarilla

Boosting Economy in Tierra Amarilla

June 21, 2019 – NMiF visits a grass-finished beef ranch in Tierra Amarilla that’s the…

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1250 Flamenco

Homegrown International Flamenco Festival

June 14, 2019 – NMiF visits with Eva Encinias, founding director of the National Institute…

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El Cerro Mission Prepares to Be Counted

June 14, 2019 – It’s still almost a year before the Census begins, but preparations…

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Upcoming Census Presents Challenges for New Mexico

May 31, 2019 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland heads to Los Lunas to follow U.S. Census…

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Grape vine

Economics of Winemaking in New Mexico

May 24, 2019 – As Albuquerque rolls out its annual wine festival this weekend, NMiF photojournalist Robert McDermott travels…

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Ethyl The Whale

Ethyl the Recycled Plastic Blue Whale

April  26, 2019 –  New Mexico in Focus takes to the field for an unveiling…

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mobile voting unit

Bernalillo County’s Mobile Voting Unit

April 11, 2019 – Bernalillo County’s mobile voting unit debuted last fall as the first…

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Native Women Business Summit

Preview of Native Women’s Business Summit

March 29, 2019 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales previews the second annual Native Women’s Business Summit,…

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1235 Moonshot

Education Reform: Money Behind The “Moonshot”

March 1, 2019 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland heads to Santa Fe to explore the nexus…

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1234 Beyond Standing Rock

Native Artists Respond To Standing Rock And The No-DAPL Movement

February 22, 2019 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks at how Native American artists are using…

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1234 Min Wage Waitstaff

Restaurants Sound Warning About Proposed Minimum Wage Bill

February 22, 2019 – Lawmakers continue to debate increasing the state’s minimum wage. One plan…

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1233 Ethics Legislation

Ethics Commission Proposal

February 15, 2019 – Correspondent Gwyneth Doland reports from the Roundhouse on the latest movement…

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1232 Gun Control Legislation

Legislature Takes Up New Gun Control Proposals

February 8, 2019 – New Mexico is not insulated from gun violence, and mass shootings.…

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1222 Health Apprentices

The Health Apprenticeship Program At Casa De Salud

November 30, 2018 – The New Mexico in Focus crew goes to Casa de Salud…

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