Colleen Keane http://kunm.org en Group Makes A Call To Men To End Domestic Violence http://kunm.org/post/group-makes-call-men-end-domestic-violence <p style="margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: 1.5;">Domestic violence statistics are often shocking. One organization says that these statistics won’t change until men get involved. Now, a Native American advocacy organization and leader are getting people involved in the group A Call To Men.</span></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:42:26 +0000 Colleen Keane 30861 at http://kunm.org Group Makes A Call To Men To End Domestic Violence Local One Billion Rising Event, Men Rise, Too http://kunm.org/post/local-one-billion-rising-event-men-rise-too <p></p><p>Organizers of One Billion Rising, an activity of V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women, say that more men need to get involved. At the state capitol in Santa Fe on Valentine's Day where a One Billion Rising event took place, KUNM's Colleen Keane found that some men are getting involved, too. She brings us this audio postcard.</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:35:42 +0000 Colleen Keane 25692 at http://kunm.org Local One Billion Rising Event, Men Rise, Too New Mexico Tribes Grapple With Domestic Violence http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-tribes-grapple-domestic-violence <p></p><p></p><p>Nationally, Native American women are more likely to be killed, raped, assaulted and stalked than any other women in the country, according to federal crime and health data.&nbsp; What’s more, the offenders are both native and non-native. There’s been a breakdown in traditional practices, lack of funding for services and when it comes to non-natives, tribes don’t have the authority to arrest them on their own lands. A controversial law offered solutions but never made it through Congress in 2012. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 22:39:23 +0000 Colleen Keane 23187 at http://kunm.org New Mexico Tribes Grapple With Domestic Violence Officials Struggle to Curb Tribal Violence http://kunm.org/post/officials-struggle-curb-tribal-violence <p></p><p>The rate of violent crime among Native Americans is more than twice the national average, according to federal crime reports.&nbsp;&nbsp;KUNM’s Colleen Keane looked into how this <em>law</em> is fairing <em>two</em> years after it was passed and found that violence is often close to home and that most tribes don’t have the funding to implement the law.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><em>You can read more on this story in this week's edition of the Santa Fe Reporter.</em></p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:30:28 +0000 Colleen Keane 19424 at http://kunm.org Officials Struggle to Curb Tribal Violence Native American Elders In Need of Dual Language Health Information http://kunm.org/post/native-american-elders-need-dual-language-health-information <p class="legacy-byline">This week, nine U.S. Senators, including Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall of New Mexico signed onto a letter calling on President Barrack Obama to fully fund services for American Indian communities.</p><p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 01:29:08 +0000 Colleen Keane 2030 at http://kunm.org Native American Elders In Need of Dual Language Health Information Navajo Leaders Use Traditions To Combat Suicide http://kunm.org/post/navajo-leaders-use-traditions-combat-suicide <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cc0b40-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cc0b40-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cc0b40-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-979685.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tohatchi, NM – Navajo leaders rely on tradition to combat teen suicide and risky behavior.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2011 02:14:13 +0000 Colleen Keane 1961 at http://kunm.org Sup. Ct. Justice Kagan's 3 Rules for Graduating Law Students http://kunm.org/post/sup-ct-justice-kagans-3-rules-graduating-law-students <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cbf659-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cbf659-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cbf659-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-969121.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan gave the commencement speech at the UNM Law School in Albuquerque on Saturday.</p> Mon, 16 May 2011 17:26:01 +0000 Colleen Keane 1863 at http://kunm.org Child Homelessness Remains an Unseen Problem in New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/child-homelessness-remains-unseen-problem-new-mexico <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cbdd94-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cbdd94-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cbdd94-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-965291.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Child homelessness is a major problem across the United States, and particularly in New Mexico, where poverty rates are high. But there are other factors that contribute, as well, and some of them are less obvious. KUNM's Colleen Keane found that fear and violence also play a role.</p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 22:41:29 +0000 Colleen Keane 1833 at http://kunm.org Child Homelessness Remains an Unseen Problem in New Mexico Lensic Performing Arts Center Expands Reach http://kunm.org/post/lensic-performing-arts-center-expands-reach <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cbb45a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cbb45a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cbb45a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-958024.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Santa Fe, NM – The Lensic Performing Arts Center celebrates its tenth anniversary this year with the newly announced purchase of the Lensic Theater from its original owners, Greer Enterprises.</p> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 17:44:50 +0000 Colleen Keane 1780 at http://kunm.org Santa Fe's Lensic buys its own house http://kunm.org/post/santa-fes-lensic-buys-its-own-house <p>Santa Fe, NM – Santa Fe's Lensic Performing Arts Center announced Tuesday that it has finalized the purchased of its downtown home. The non-profit spent $2 million to buy the historic 821-seat building on West San Francisco Street.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:02:36 +0000 Jim Williams & Colleen Keane 1765 at http://kunm.org Santa Fe's Lensic buys its own house Preventing Child Abuse May Be a Call Away http://kunm.org/post/preventing-child-abuse-may-be-call-away <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cbc8dc-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cbc8dc-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cbc8dc-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-958026.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – In 2006, KUNM's Jim Williams took a close look at child abuse in New Mexico. At the time, one out of four children in the state was being abused or neglected. Not much has changed with the numbers, but one thing that has changed is that the abuse itself appears to be getting worse. Among the tragedies, younger children are becoming victims of sexual abuse.</p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 02:31:13 +0000 Colleen Keane 1781 at http://kunm.org Earthship movement struggles in NM, may not keep pace with fight to reduce carbon emissions http://kunm.org/post/earthship-movement-struggles-nm-may-not-keep-pace-fight-reduce-carbon-emissions <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cb7409-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cb7409-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cb7409-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-939881.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – We'll go to Norther NM where homes made from recycled materials called earthships are drawing attention from a new generation.</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 19:48:49 +0000 Colleen Keane & Jim Williams 1686 at http://kunm.org Earthship movement struggles in NM, may not keep pace with fight to reduce carbon emissions Why Race and Place Matters http://kunm.org/post/why-race-and-place-matters <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cb88ab-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cb88ab-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cb88ab-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-939900.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Is it possible to break down barriers to healthcare services for people of color, the disabled, and the elderly in New Mexico? And how much of the problem is rooted in racism? A prominent advocate for economic and social equity was in Albuquerque this week to answer some of those questions, and issue a call to action for state lawmakers as they prepare for their January legislative session.</p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 20:33:27 +0000 Colleen Keane 1690 at http://kunm.org Journalists learn to consider Native American traditions when reporting on crime in Indian Country http://kunm.org/post/journalists-learn-consider-native-american-traditions-when-reporting-crime-indian-country <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cb5d18-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cb5d18-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cb5d18-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-929883.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Journalists from across the US gathered in Albuquerque recently to learn how they can improve crime reporting in Native American communities. The seminar was one of the first intensive efforts to help journalists get closer to sources and include the native perspective in their stories. KUNM's Colleen Keane attended the seminar and found that while journalists face a multitude of challenges when covering crime in Native American communities, many are eager to learn how to overcome them.</p> Thu, 07 Oct 2010 23:42:08 +0000 Colleen Keane 1673 at http://kunm.org Journalists learn to consider Native American traditions when reporting on crime in Indian Country Reporting on Tribal Issues http://kunm.org/post/reporting-tribal-issues <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cb2727-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cb2727-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cb2727-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-929138.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – Selected journalists from across the US gathered in Albuquerque recently to learn how they can improve crime reporting in Native American communities.</p> Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:10:25 +0000 Colleen Keane 1669 at http://kunm.org Dine College sees high turnover; concerns over institution's president continue http://kunm.org/post/dine-college-sees-high-turnover-concerns-over-institutions-president-continue <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d76d6cb44a6-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d76d6cb44a6-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d76d6cb44a6-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunm/local-kunm-929140.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Albuquerque, NM – A major Native American college that has served as an inspiration for other similar higher education institutions around the country appears to be in some trouble.</p> Tue, 05 Oct 2010 16:35:43 +0000 Colleen Keane 1670 at http://kunm.org