New Mexico

Gallup Independent via AP Adron Gardner

The Miss Navajo Nation pageant is parting ways with fry bread, the fluffy, golden brown delicacy that's become a symbol of Native American culture but is rooted in oppression.

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More than 60 business leaders have urged the federal government to release endangered Mexican gray wolves into the Grand Canyon area in northern Arizona and eastern Utah.

SAN JUAN COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

A man charged in the death of an 11-year-old girl in a remote part of the largest American Indian reservation is expected to change his plea.

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Environmentalists are asking that federal wildlife managers release more captive Mexican gray wolves into the wild in New Mexico to help with recovery of the endangered species.

AZPM Staff

Three Southwestern states are ranked near the bottom when it comes to child well-being, with New Mexico leading the way among its neighbors.

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