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August 23, 2019 – Correspondent Laura Paskus sits down with New Mexico Environment Department Sec. James Kenney to talk about PFAS, or toxic, human-made chemicals that have been found at U.S. military bases across the nation and the world. Here … Continue reading Environment Department Secretary on Toxic Chemicals Around New Mexico Military Bases

August 16, 2019 – NMiF goes to Albuquerque’s International District to see how neighbors working with the Nature Conservancy and Rocky Mountain Youth Corps have transformed a vacant dirt lot into a pop-up public park. Among the goals for the … Continue reading “Pop-up Park” Blooms in ABQ’s International District

August 16, 2019 – Senior producer Matt Grubs sits down for an in-depth conversation with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham about her ambitious goal of raising New Mexico’s public education system to be a model for the country. Less than a … Continue reading Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Public Education in New Mexico

August 9, 2019 –Janet Napolitano, President Barack Obama’s first Homeland Security Secretary, is the author of “How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11.” Napolitano argues that, since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States needs to focus its … Continue reading Janet Napolitano

August 2, 2019 – NMiF airs a portion of KRWG-TV Director of Content Fred Martino’s interview with ousted secretary Karen Trujillo. The two talk about Trujillo’s vision for education reform and the timeline in which she hoped – and now … Continue reading Former Secretary of Education Karen Trujillo

August 2, 2019 – Producer Matt Grubs sits down with Rep. Alonzo Baldonado and Sen. Mimi Stewart to discuss the aftermath of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s recent dismissal of Public Education Secretary Karen Trujillo. Lawmakers from both parties have asked … Continue reading Lawmakers on Education

July 26, 2019 – Slavery was not just a practice in the American South. It was also extremely common in the Southwest United States, especially New Mexico. Native Americans were often captured and sold to Hispanic families, a practice that … Continue reading New Book Shares Genízaro Slavery History in New Mexico

July 26, 2019 – Family members and advocates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIW) are striving to keep the issue in the public and before policy makers.  A lack of data is a major challenge in addressing the issue, but … Continue reading Raising Awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in New Mexico

July 19, 2019 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales talks with producer Maya Salganek about a new PBS KIDS series developed around an animated 10-year-old Alaska Native girl, called “Molly of Denali.” The show weaves together literacy skills and Native values. It’s … Continue reading “Molly of Denali” Producer Has New Mexico Ties

July 19, 2019 – In 1941, during her fourth birthday party in Seattle, Nikki Nojima Louis saw her father arrested by FBI agents. It was December 7 and the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor. Her father was an immigrant … Continue reading Internment Camps and the Immigration Debate