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"The ABC's of a nuclear education" +

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Article from Searchlight New Mexico featuring quotes from Tewa Women United’s Environmental Justice Program staff.

June 7, 2023, by by Alicia Inez Guzmán

"Building a community to help face challenge of childbirth" +

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Article from The Santa Fe New Mexican featuring Tewa Women United’s Indigenous Women’s Health and Reproductive Justice Program.

May 13, 2023, by Margaret O’Hara

"Law to ban high-level nuclear waste storage facility effective June" +

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Article from Source NM about the passage of SB 53, featuring quotes from Kayleigh Warren, TWU’s coordinator for the Environmental Health and Justice Program.

April 10, 2023, by Danielle Prokop

"Increasing positive birth experiences" +

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Article from Taos News about TWU’s Yiya Vi Kagingdi Doula Project and Aspen Mirabal, Indigenous birth worker.

February 20, 2023, by Cindy Brown


"As Roe faces being overturned, Indigenous communities say it was always impossible for them to access abortion services" +

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Article from featuring Dr. Corrine Sanchez, TWU Executive Director

May 12, 2022, by DeArbea Walker

"They Spoke 'Truly Honor Chaco' to Power" +

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Article from “The Paper” independent news for Albuquerqe, featuring statement from Talavi Cook, Environmental Health and Justice Manager, Tewa Women United

May 6, 2022, by Gwynne Ann Unruh


Interview with Dr. Corrine Sanchez +

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Dr. Corrine Sanchez is interviewed by Ed Fallon for the Fallon Forum Podcast: Independent Voices from the Heartland. Dr. Sanchez speaks about Native women responding to climate crisis, and the erosion of abortion rights. Read more here…

"Indigenous Groups Respond to Communities Needs" +

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Article about TWU’s response to the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fires, from Green Fire Times, July/August 2022


Tewa Women United's Food and Seed Sovereignty Work +

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Green Fire Times, September/October 2022, article by Talavi Denipah Cook


"Forgotten Superfood of the Americas: The Amaranth Seed is a Grain of Hope" +

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Article featuring the Española Healing Foods Oasis.

by Ungelbah Davila-Shivers, Edible Magazine, Spring 2021

Beata Tsosie-Peña Receives Award as NM Climate Protector +

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The New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC) announced the winners of its Annual Environmental Justice Awards for 2021, including TWU’s Beata Tsosie-Peña.

by Gwynne Ann Unruh, The Paper, December 26, 2021



"Keeping Seed Sovereignty Local" +

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Activists in New Mexico defend the relationship between people, land, and seeds.

in Grist magazine, July 7, 2020

"Breaking the Cycle: Healing Intergenerational Trauma" +

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Featuring Dr. Corrine Sanchez and the work of TWU, Santa Fe New Mexican, Feb 27, 2020, by Seneca Johnson

"Planting Seeds of Resistance" +

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Story about the opening of the Española Healing Foods Seed Library.

By Molly Montgomery, Rio Grande Sun, March 12, 2020


Audio: Full Spectrum Doula Circle Podcast Conversation +

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with Diana Halsey and Jessica Lujan of TWU’s Indigenous Women’s Health and Reproductive Justice Program.

Audio: KSFR Interview +

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with Jessica Lujan, the Indigenous Women’s Health and Reproductive Justice Program Manager from Tewa Women United, about the legislature’s denial of a bill advocating for the repeal of HB51, an outdated abortion law.

Generation Justice Interview +

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with Beata Tsosie-Peña of Tewa Women United, who talks about Seed Sovereignty in New Mexico. Also includes interviews with Adriann Barboa of Strong Families New Mexico, Nicole Martin of Indigenous Women Rising, and Adrian N. Carver of Equality New Mexico. KUNM Radio, March 31, 2019

“Doulas Association Forms in New Mexico” +

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by Olivia Harlow, Santa Fe New Mexican, March 16, 2019.

“Tewa Women United: Celebrating 30 Years of Growing Beloved Community” +

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by Dr. Corrine Sanchez, Green Fire Times (page 10), March 2019.

“New Mexico's Community Garden Revolution” +

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by Alice Inez Guzman, New Mexico Magazine, March 2019

“Mushrooms Clean Up Our Toxic Messes” +

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by Deonna Anderson, Yes! Magazine, Spring 2019.


“Mushrooms Could Help Clean Toxic Groundwater in Northern New Mexico” +

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by Olivia Harlow, Santa Fe New Mexican, September 29, 2018.

“Native Sisters” +

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by Roxanne Swentzell, Edible New Mexico, Summer 2018.


Saving Chaco Canyon +

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interview with Beata Tsosie-Peña of TWU and others on Paradigms Podcast.

“Working Toward a Common Goal” +

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by Austin Fisher, Rio Grande Sun, Sept 14, 2017.


“Group Plants Seeds for Change” +

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by Austin Fisher, Rio Grande Sun, June 2, 2016.