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Honoring Treaties To Understand The Past & Plan For The Future

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August 24, 2018 – Treaties between Native American tribes and the U.S. government have been broken repeatedly since they were signed. This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales looks at the history of treaties and why they still matter today. She sits down with Nick Estes, an assistant professor at UNM, and Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez.

Increasing Support For Native Americans Experiencing Homelessness

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June 1, 2018 – Some advocates have not seen much improve for their Native American relatives living on the streets of Albuquerque, especially with violence against the vulnerable population, which includes the beating and shooting deaths of Navajo men in recent years. Advocates and Native groups are promoting the health, safety and overall well-being of Native Americans experiencing homelessness.