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Santa Ana Pueblo Governor Myron Armijo, seated right, watches as Bureau of Indian Affairs Director Patricia Mattingly signs documents placing into trust ancestral lands to the Pueblo Santa Ana.
Jeanette DeDios
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KUNM
For generations, Native American tribes have fought for the return of their lands lost to the United States. In a historic move on Wednesday, the Pueblo of Santa Ana and Bureau of Indian Affairs signed an agreement allowing the federal government to take the former King Alamo Ranch into trust for the tribe.
KUNM News Update
The Public Education Department is asking for $4.4 billion dollars in the 2024 Legislative Session.
Shelby Wyatt
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Source New Mexico
Public school students in New Mexico experienced the highest increase in chronic absenteeism between 2019 and 2023 in the country, according to a recent Legislative Finance Committee report.
Let's Talk New Mexico
 New Mexico Juneteenth 2023
Aubree Sparks
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New Mexico Juneteenth
Juneteenth, the holiday recognizing the release of the last enslaved people more than a year after the end of the Civil War, is coming up soon. Our communities commemorate the day with parades, conferences, and even yoga in the park. On the next Let’s Talk New Mexico we’ll discuss those celebrations and whether the holiday goes far enough to help heal the wounds of slavery. What will you do to recognize Juneteenth?