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Past articles by Marissa:

What new stimulus package means for New Mexicans

The $900 billion package is going to provide some relief, not just to individuals, but also to small businesses, schools and even nursing homes. → Read More

Pfizer CEO thanks Navajo Nation for participation in vaccine trials

Bourla said that more than 250 Navajo tribal members helped in the study. → Read More

El Modelo sells out of Christmas tamales: How COVID-19 made it difficult for production

On this Christmas Eve morning, several new Mexicans lined up outside of El Modelo to get their tamales. → Read More

KOAT political expert: Americans getting $2,000 with new COVID-19 relief bill 'unlikely'

"Logistically it would be difficult to pass a new bill at this time, before the holidays." → Read More

FBI hopes new posters bring answers to cold cases on Navajo Nation

What makes these new posters special is that, for once, they are entirely translated from English into the Navajo language. → Read More

Mobile recreation center to help kids stay active during pandemic

That need for kids to connect throughout the pandemic is what prompted the city to build the mobile center, which will also have books, arts and crafts, science projects and eventually wifi. → Read More

Navajo Nation receives nearly 8,000 Moderna vaccines

The Navajo Nation got nearly 8,000 Moderna vaccines on Tuesday. → Read More

Hispanic, Latino & Chicano: What's the difference?

While some people prefer the term Hispanic, others might use terms like Chicano, Mexican, or even Hispano to self-identify. How do you identify? → Read More

Latino organizer who captured Civil Rights Era tells her story

An Albuquerque woman was there during some of the most critical moments of the civil rights movement. → Read More

Historical trauma continues to plague Native communities

The historic trauma many Native Americans experienced in the United States is still existent in society today. → Read More

Dozens of Acoma, Laguna first responders, elders get COVID-19 vaccine

Dozens of elders and first responders in the pueblos of Acoma and Laguna are now vaccinated with the COVID-19 shot. → Read More

Presbyterian health care workers start receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Thursday, several Presbyterian health care workers start receiving COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Navajo Nation health care worker describes experience with COVID-19 vaccine

On Monday, Navajo healer and Chinle health care worker Roland Begay become one of the first in the Navajo Nation to get the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

6 NM orgs receive large donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

Tuesday author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced that she was donating $4.2 billion to 384 organizations across the country including six in New Mexico. → Read More

Masks, increased screen time causing vision problems for many during pandemic

With many people working from home and students doing remote learning, doctors said they're seeing a lot of patients with worsening vision. → Read More

Dozens of Navajo Nation health care workers receive COVID-19 vaccine

"Many of us have been very emotional over the last couple of days to be able to bring this to the Navajo people, so we can stop this virus." → Read More

Education lawsuit demands state provide technology for NM students

Lawyers representing New Mexico students say that many kids going through the pandemic still don't have internet access and computers to do their schooling and they say this is going to have long term effects on our communities → Read More

Navajo Nation receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

Navajo Nation Pres. Jonathan Nez said the first group to get the vaccine will be health care workers, and they're going to start vaccinating people as early as Monday night and Tuesday morning. → Read More

Doctors: Hospitals can't require healthcare workers to get COVID-19 vaccine

Presbyterian Hospital, University of New Mexico Health Services, and Lovelace Hospital should get their first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines on Tuesday or in the coming days. → Read More

Haaland discusses COVID-19 disparities among Native communities

"What this pandemic has done is highlighted the disparities that so many of these communities have endured for decades and decades and decades." → Read More