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Artist Ana Teresa Fernandez is attempting an ambitious and controversial project on the Mexican border across from Arizona on Tuesday. She wants to paint the border fence so it looks like it is no longer there.
October 12, 2015
The Valles Caldera National Preserve, a 13 mile-wide depression northwest of Santa Fe, was formed more than a million years ago by what scientists call a supervolcano. Secretary Jewell's visit comes one week after it was added to the National Park System.
October 08, 2015
When Hurricane Katrina stranded 800 people at the historic Fairmont Hotel in downtown New Orleans, head pastry chef Thierry Marceaux sent up hundreds of chocolate truffles to the guest rooms. Those where his last days working at the century-old landmark.
August 26, 2015
Chip Thomas
Murals created from photographic images of Navajo people appear on water towers, roadside stands, even abandoned houses. Until recently, the artist wanted to remain anonymous.
August 19, 2015
Close to a thousand people made a run for the border this weekend in El Paso, Texas but none were chased by the Border Patrol. That's because they were running an international race from the United States into Mexico.
August 10, 2015
In July, Flagstaff artists plan to begin work on the second half of what is soon to be Arizona’s largest mural. The 4,500-square-foot mural has been in the works for two years.
June 26, 2015
A public art piece in El Paso that was abruptly removed by city officials earlier this year is raising questions about censorship. The resulting controversy reveals a city struggling to define itself in the aftermath of a brutal drug war that hurt both sides of the U.S./Mexico border.
June 22, 2015
The Hopi Tribe has lost another overseas battle over sacred ceremonial items. French government officials have turned down the Hopi Tribe’s latest request to stop Monday’s sale. It’s the sixth such legal challenge the tribe has lost in the past three years.
May 29, 2015
Sihasin
Native American high school dropout rates and youth suicide statistics are twice the national average. Teens are desperate for an outlet. One Navajo family is helping them find their voice.
May 29, 2015
Juárez muralist Maclovio Macias' latest inspiration came from marching 200 miles alongside mothers whose daughters disappeared during the recent wave of drug violence.
May 26, 2015

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