Shaun Griswold

Shaun Griswold

Shaun Griswold is a journalist for Source New Mexico in Albuquerque. He is a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, and grew up in Albuquerque and Gallup. He brings a decade of print and broadcast news experience. Most recently he covered Indigenous affairs with New Mexico In Depth. Shaun reports on issues important to Native Americans in urban and tribal communities throughout the state, including education and child welfare.

Interior Department report details the brutality of federal Indian boarding schools

By: - May 12, 2022

Updated, 7:22 a.m., 5/11/22 The atrocities committed at boarding schools designed and run by the federal government to eradicate Indigenous people were outlined by the U.S. Interior Department for the first time in a report published Wednesday. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland held back tears as she described the scope of the investigation that identifies 408 federal Indian boarding schools […]

Interior Department research into the history of abusive boarding schools should be released in the coming weeks

By: - March 23, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior is expected to begin releasing information next month from its investigation into federal boarding schools and their impact on Native American communities. Secretary Deb Haaland said the department is close to completing its research into boarding school sites and the location of possible burial sites “at or near school […]

Tribal leaders praise Haaland and Biden admin. for restoring Bears Ears

By: - October 11, 2021

Tribal leaders are praising President Joe Biden, who last week signed proclamations fully restoring Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments that were both cut into by the previous Trump administration by nearly 2 million acres total. “The president’s protection of these three national monuments is among a series of steps the administration has taken […]