Tara Gatewood

A member of Isleta Pueblo, Tara Gatewood has hosted Indigenous Foundation on KSFR since 2009.  She’s also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Native America Calling, heard live Monday through Friday on more than 50 US radio stations.  Tara has more than 20 years of journalism experience, working as a broadcaster, newspaper reporter and video documentarian across the country.  Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aberdeen American News, Transmission Magazine   Tara also owned and operated Intu Media which specializes in print, photo and video marketing as well as public relations for Native American organizations and artists. She’s also worked on video documentaries about Native Americans.

Each Saturday from 3-5 p.m. (Mountain Time) Tara helps to unleash Indigenous Music from all over Turtle Island and beyond. Her show, INDIGENOUS FOUNDATION is where the music is the foundation of any conversation. 

"We’re lending an ear to the Indigenous music that shapes our world through thoughts, words and sounds. It’s a take on the music Indigenous Peoples are making, listening and connecting to including the beats of traditional, contemporary and independent music. It's everything under the sun with personal reflections by Indigenous musicians, actors, artists and the boys and girls next door who love and just can’t get enough of those Indigenous beats."  -- Tara Gatewood

Former Executive Director of Tewa Women United and San Ildefonso Pueblo Elder Kathy (Wan Povi) Sanchez shares ways to face COVID-19 with culture and resilience. 

Health professionals Kristyn Yepa (Jemez Pueblo) and Steven Mora (Jemez Pueblo) talk about engaging their Pueblo with emergency health management in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jicarilla Apache Nation student Kaylee Wood talks about the transitions she’s had to make as a student because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Miss Eastern Navajo 2019-2020 Danielle Dawes discusses working with elders in Gallup, New Mexico during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also shares what this emergency health issue has brought to her current title reign.

Secretary Trujillo discusses the State of New Mexico's "Tribal Response Plan COVID-19" that was prepared by the NM Indian Affairs Department as well as, the 4/19/20 New Mexico's Tribal Communities and COVID-19: A Virtual Town Hall

Governor Talachy discusses using the Buffalo Thunder resort as a quarantine facility for New Mexico tribal members awaiting test results for COVID-19

President Aguilar discusses what his tribe is facing and the economic impact that COVID-19 is having on his nation as well as, a tribal view into the CARES Act 

New Mexico Representative Derrick J. Lente (Isleta & Sandia Pueblos) House District 65

Dr. Gayle Chacon (Diné) Family Medicine Physician, Adjunct Professor, UNM School of Medicine, Health Consultant for the Native American Budget and Policy Institute.

Christy Chapman (Zuni Pueblo) is an attorney who works with the Native American Budget and Policy Institute. She also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem with Pegasus Legal Services for Children. She has also worked as a nurse in her pueblo.

Regis Pecos (Cochiti Pueblo) Co-Founder/Co-Director of the Leadership Institute

Ingeborg Vicente (Jicarilla Apache) Dulce Public Schools Mental Health Therapist


Emily Haozous, PhD, RN, FAAN lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is an advocate for Native American health and social justice. Dr. Haozous is an enrolled member of the Chiricahua Fort Sill Apache Tribe.


All Pueblo Council of Governors Chair J. Michael Chavarria Discusses the Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Country