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Shaun Griswold

Shaun Griswold

Shaun Griswold is a journalist in Albuquerque for Source New Mexico. He is a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, and grew up in Albuquerque and Gallup. He brings a decade of print and broadcast news experience. Most recently he covered Indigenous affairs with New Mexico In Depth. Shaun reports on issues important to Native Americans in urban and tribal communities throughout the state, including education and child welfare.

Interior Department report details the brutality of federal Indian boarding schools

By: - May 11, 2022

The atrocities committed at boarding schools designed and run by the federal government to eradicate Indigenous people were outlined by the U.S. Interior Department for the first time in a report published Wednesday. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland held back tears as she described the scope of the investigation that identifies 408 federal Indian boarding schools […]

Federal commission adds three Native American languages to voter registration resources

By: - December 2, 2021

Access to voting information got a little bit easier for some Native Americans. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has released new national voter registration forms that are available in Diné, Apache and Yup’ik languages. This is the first time the federal commission released voting materials with any type of Native American translations. The commission […]