Arts & Culture

I Dont Konform
A Navajo heavy metal band is releasing its first album May 27. They call themselves “I Dont Konform.” And unless you live on the reservation you probably haven’t heard of them. But they recently got the attention of one of the most sought-after producers in the world.
May 19, 2017
The former Mexican leader addresses the tensions between Mexico and the U.S, and recommends Donald Trump to visit Arizona.
March 01, 2017
earth and bone graphic
For the past several days, we’ve gone to sacred places throughout Indian Country — from the Tohono O’Odham Nation to Bears Ears Monument to the San Carlos Apache Reservation to the Grand Canyon — as part of the Earth+Bone series. Laurel Morales has been our tour guide on that journey, and she talked about the impetus of the series from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff.
February 15, 2017
Avocados and guacamole
For many in the U.S., a good Super Bowl party comes with a tasty “super-bowl” of guacamole. But its main ingredient, the avocado, is at the center of a trade dispute between the US and Mexico that’s recently caused tons of the creamy fruit to be turned back at the border.
February 03, 2017
Navajo Nation seal
The Navajo Nation Library wants to preserve thousands of hours of oral history. The task -- to digitize 300 reels of tape. But that costs money.
January 02, 2017
David Mikesic
Navajo and other native people use eagle feathers in traditional healing ceremonies. Up until recently the feathers were difficult to obtain.
December 27, 2016
poinsettias
MEXICO CITY — Poinsettias are growing at a record rate this year in Mexico, one of the main suppliers of the U.S. market. The colorful plants have an even more colorful history.
December 24, 2016
Phoenix Suns logo
Basketball fans in Arizona and Mexico are anxiously waiting for Jan. 12 and 14. The Phoenix Suns will be playing in Mexico City against Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs.
December 20, 2016
Mole turkey
It’s the season for cooking turkey all over the United States. And in Mexico, the appetite for this bird has been growing during the Holidays, too.
November 24, 2016
Paloma Rivera Uribe
And a new proposal in Mexico could force some distilleries of what is commonly known as "mezcal" to refer to their product as "agave firewater."
October 17, 2016

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