New Mexico

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Indigenous man Darrell House was tasered by a National Park Service ranger in Petroglyph National Monument on December 27, 2020. (Photo: Darrell House/Instagram)
"Public lands are stolen lands," asserted Red Nation. "Indigenous people have the right to practice their culture and spiritual ways on Indigenous land without fear of repression, discrimination, or violence."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) speaks at a press conference at the Longworth Office Building on September 10, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Green New Deal Network)
"We can make real progress on stopping climate change and ensure sovereignty...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"It's time that Indigenous people have authority over stolen land."


Wild horses and their advocates have won a reprieve after a federal appeals court in New Mexico issued an emergency injunction to halt the re-opening of horse slaughterhouses. Navajo and other critics of horse roundups - where teens chase wild horses on ATVs for "kill buyers" who pay as little as $20 a head - charge their approval was based on bogus environmental studies by greedy coal companies claiming horse overpopulation because "the only way to get at those resources is to get rid of the...