October 18, 2019 – In recognition of New Mexico’s first Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which replaced Columbus Day, the New Mexico in Focus crew headed to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center to capture the sights and sounds of the celebration.
Guests: Tiana Cachini, Miss Zuni 2019
John Ghahate, Museum Cultural Educator
Derrick Lente, NM State Representative
Shaandiin Parrish, Miss Navajo Nation 2019
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