Parents, educators and tribal leaders from several Pueblos in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation gathered this week in Albuquerque to advocate for better public schooling. It’s been just over a year since a racist incident on Halloween in 2018, when students say their English teacher used a slur and cut a Native American students’ hair. Some say the district has not done enough to address the incident, and APS officials say there's a related lawsuit pending against the district. A few dozen community members attended a forum on Thursday, Nov. 14.
New Mexico Lawmakers Discuss Building Future Soccer Stadium – Associated Press State lawmakers have met with New Mexico United officials to talk about the possibility of building a new soccer stadium after concluding their first season.
Sat. 11/16, 3p: Join us in a conversation about Indigenous linguistic rights with Oaxacan leaders and teachers Arcelia López Hernández -who is also an Oaxacan State Legislator- and Gisela Baloes Gutiérrez. Joining in this conversation will also be UNM Emerita Professor Dr. Lois Meyer and David Rogers, Executive Director of Dual Language Education , hosted by Cristina Baccin. They´ll share their experiences about Indigenous education in Oaxaca, Mexico, resistance to losing native languages and...
The Children's Hour 11/16 Sat 9a: How can we unlock family stories through songs? Musician and educator Michael Napolitano from Michael and the Rockness Monsters gives us tips on how to learn your family history through music at your holiday tables. Then, second graders in Ms. Antillon's classroom in downtown Albuquerque's Coronado Elementary School teach us about the legendary Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo.
Public Health New Mexico
Areas with less vegetation tend to be hotter than places with more greenery. That’s according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which also says folks can reduce high temperatures in their area by planting more trees.