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UNM’s New Director of Africana Studies

Logo for UNM and Africana Studies Program Text.

2.24.2022 – After more than 20 years at the University of New Mexico, Dr. Kirsten Pai Buick steps into a new role as Director of Africana Studies. New Mexico in Focus host Gene Grant asks Dr. Pai Buick about her experiences in the state and how they helped shape her plan for what will soon…

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Albuquerque’s Indian Boarding School History

A gated off tree with orange pieces of fabric in the branches. This is a sacred site where unmarked graves of Indigenous youth were discovered.

2.18.22 –The city of Albuquerque has been involved in conversations with Pueblos and Tribes since June, when 215 unmarked graves of unidentified Indigenous youth were discovered at the site of a former Indian Boarding School in British Columbia. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales talks with Dr. Theodore Jojola about this difficult history and the current efforts to…

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