The head of one of several Sonoran groups dedicated to searching for missing loved ones hopes to soon return to the state after fleeing in response to threats. Ceci Patricia Flores fled the state after a fellow searcher was murdered in July.
Conservationists and tribes were outraged when former President Trump reduced the size of Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, creating a major public lands controversy. But Trump’s actions may have ultimately expanded the monument.
Hulu’s new comedy "Reservation Dogs" follows four teens from Oklahoma who dream of moving to California. It’s being heralded as funny, poignant, self-assured and ground-breaking. And nearly the whole cast — and much of the team behind the lens — is Indigenous.
We have been talking about supply chains a lot over the past 18 months or so, as there have been shortages of some foods, toilet paper and other products. But more than a year and a half into this pandemic, we’re still talking about reduced supply for cars, appliances and once again — at least in the case of Costco — toilet paper.
On this first October offering of “Word,” wanderlust is our theme. We explore what Valley teacher and writer Marla-Tiye Vieira, southern New Mexico scholar, fiction writer and poet Ana Castillo, as well as longtime producer of Anthony Bourdain’s TV shows, Tom Vitale, have to contribute to our itinerary.