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Segment: Mary Kathryn Nagle

Mary Kathryn nagle

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

Importance of Treaties Between American Indian Tribes And The U.S. Government (Revisited)

Nick Estes

January 4, 2019 – 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.

Guest:

Nick Estes, assistant professor, University of New Mexico