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The Dawn of Nations Today Student Staff
José Enriquez, Mestizo
Shaun Loretto Griswold, Jemez Pueblo/Zuni Pueblo/Laguna Pueblo
China Holley
Ryan Lasiloo, Zuni Pueblo
Juan J. Lopez, Mestizo
Akeemi Martinez, Diné
Akilah Martinez, Diné
Marcus K. Moore, Diné
AaRron “MoMo” Mosley, African American/Cherokee
Shawna T. Nelson, Diné
Vanessa D. Ortiz, Hispanic
Spenser M. Phillips, Irish/Czech
Amber Price, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma/Kaw Nation
Tina Trujillo, Diné

Senior Managing Editor & Instructor
Mary K. Bowannie, Zuni Pueblo/Cochiti Pueblo
Native American Studies, University of New Mexico

Professional Mentors
Jes Abeita, Freelance Journalist, Isleta Pueblo
Mario Atencio, Diné, Navajo Activism blog
Jason Begay, Diné, University of Montana, School of Journalism
Kara Briggs, Yakama/Snohomish, Red Hummingbird Media Corporation
Arcie Chapa, KUNM Call-In Show
Andrea Hanks, Diné/White Earth Band of Ojibwe
Sunnie Clahchischiligi, Diné, Osage News
Jeremy Wade Shockley, The Southern Ute Drum

Special thanks to
Dan Young, Research Service Learning Program, UNM
Gil Asakawa, University of Colorado, School of Journalism
The Southern Ute Drum
Elsie Baldwin, Student Union Building, UNM
Chenoa Bah Stilwell-Jensen, Diné, Envision New Mexico, UNM Health Sciences Center

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Asphalt Apache Design

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Dawn of Nations Today Volumn 6; Issue 1; May 2011, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.

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