September 20, 2021

Black roots support school Tribal Remedy Framework

After Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham declined to appeal Yazzie v. Martinez, the New Mexico Legislature appropriated an increase of some $450 million for public school funding. Indigenous leaders in New Mexico are now questioning the effectiveness of that increase to educate Native American students, as legally required. They are advocating the adoption of a Tribal Remedy Framework, a comprehensive plan developed by tribal community members and Indigenous education experts focusing on nations, tribe