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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

Sec. Lynn Trujillo Heads Agency Supporting New Mexico Tribes

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August 23, 2019 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales goes to Sandia Pueblo for an interview with Sec. Lynn Trujillo of the New Mexico Department of Indian Affairs. Trujillo talks about tribal priorities on the state level, including big changes to education and the state’s response to the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls crisis.

Guest:
Sec. Lynn Trujillo, New Mexico Department of Indian Affairs