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True Heroes / Dec 01, 2021

True Heroes 2021: Bianca Encinias

With El Chante, the Albuquerque native has created a nurturing space for female artists, entrepreneurs, and their families.

By Monika Dziamka

True Heroes / Dec 01, 2021

True Heroes 2021: Hiddekel Sara Burks

A braiding pioneer, the Albuquerque transplant celebrates Black natural hair and fights discrimination with a world-record attempt.

By Tracy Dingmann

True Heroes / Dec 01, 2021

True Heroes 2021: Bonnie Leno

The Acoma Pueblo elder and language instructor preserves a culture, word by word.

By Lynn Cline

2021 True Heroes Awards Program