Native America Project

NMID helps produce Native America Calling episode

Building off her previous reporting for New Mexico In Depth and elsewhere on efforts to preserve Mount Taylor, reporter Laura Paskus helped produce an episode of Native America Calling on preserving sacred places that airs Friday.

Legislators shaft suicide prevention programs again
A statue of children outside the Roundhouse in Santa Fe.

The 2014 session of the New Mexico Legislature ended today with lawmakers once again failing to fund suicide prevention programs tailored to Native American youth.

From our blog

Number of people getting behavioral health services rises, feds now say

A federal agency said in December that the number of New Mexicans receiving behavioral health services dropped 23 percent after last year's Medicaid freeze. The agency now says there's actually been a 16 percent increase.

NMID to help with student-run news portal

New Mexico In Depth will assist in creating an online news hub that will serve as a learning lab for journalism students at the University of New Mexico and also help journalists engage more people.

Commentary

Sunshine group needs to become insurgent
Heath Haussamen

COMMENTARY: The state's leading transparency group considered giving the governor and attorney general its top award even as it prepared to sue them for keeping an audit secret. That's ludicrous, and it's indicative of changes the organization needs to make.