The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon wildfire left families without running water and children without belongings. Can students learn after so much loss?
Alicia Inez Guzmán
Raised in the northern New Mexican village of Truchas, Alicia Inez Guzmán has written about histories of place, identity, and land use in New Mexico. She brings this knowledge to her current role at Searchlight, where she focuses on nuclear issues and the impacts of the nuclear industry. The former senior editor of New Mexico Magazine, Alicia holds a Ph.D. in Visual and Cultural Studies from the University of Rochester in New York.
Off the radar
2,300 homeless youths in Albuquerque — and most of them out of sight
Anger toward the Forest Service has been smoldering for a century. Raging wildfires brought it roaring to life.
Chaos in the classroom
Violence, vandalism and emotions surge after months of online learning.
The other energy crisis
Thousands of New Mexico households are struggling to keep the lights on and the water running. The ones who stand to lose the most: children.
New Mexico’s ‘stripped down, lopsided’ education
An expert explains why schoolbooks need replacing — and why cultural relevance matters
The battle over critical race theory reaches New Mexico
Conservatives are fighting educational reforms with a single war cry: “It’s CRT!”
The day the war on drugs came to Chimayó
On a September morning in 1999, federal agents descended on the village as part of a nationwide heroin crackdown. The bust changed nothing and everything.
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