Gathering of Nations (Tell Me More)

I had the opportunity recently to collect audio at the Gathering of Nations for Tell Me More, a nationally broadcast program on NPR.  I’ve been in New Mexico less than a year and this was my first experience with this incredibly popular gathering of tribal members from across the US and even Canada. Here’s aContinue reading “Gathering of Nations (Tell Me More)”

Teens Learn From Native American Professionals

The nation’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday and predicted six more weeks of bad weather. But in Albuquerque , a group of students from the Native American Community Academy saw a much brighter future at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. They joined hundreds of other students across the state in JuniorContinue reading “Teens Learn From Native American Professionals”

Comparing Maori And Native American Court Cases

New Zealand and the United States were both British colonies and each country has struggled with the claims of sovereignty for native people. Today, the Maori people in New Zealand make up about 15% of the population. Native Americans make up a little less than 2% of the US population. I spoke with Sian Elias,Continue reading “Comparing Maori And Native American Court Cases”