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Rep. Haaland Named Co-chair of Sen. Warren’s Campaign | The Line

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December 6, 2019 – On the same day that U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland was in the NMiF studio for an in-depth interview, news reports announced that she had been named as co-chair of presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. Host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists examine the importance to New Mexico of Rep. Haaland, one of the first two Native American women ever elected to Congress, being in the national spotlight. 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Michael Barrio, executive director, Prosperity Works
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies and “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)  

Earlier Articles for Further Reading:

Haaland Applauds Warren as a ‘Sister in the Struggle’– Roll Call

Elizabeth Warren confronts her handling of Native American ancestry claims – Vox 

Segment: Mary Kathryn Nagle

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September 13, 2019 – Playwright and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle’s latest work reflects on the constant battle Native nations have faced to be able to enforce their own laws on their own land, regardless of the tribal or citizenship status of the person accused of breaking them. The Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe recently hosted a stage reading of “Sovereignty,” which has gained attention for its dual-timeline exploration of the Cherokee Nation’s case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales spoke with Nagle at the New Mexico PBS studios.

For Further Reading:
Fighting for Native Americans, in Court and OnstageNew York Times