Shaun Griswold

Shaun Griswold

Shaun Griswold is the editor of Source New Mexico, a Newsline sibling site. He is a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, and his ancestry also includes Jemez and Zuni on the maternal side of his family. He grew up in Albuquerque and Gallup. He brings a decade of print and broadcast news experience. Shaun reports on issues important to Native Americans in urban and tribal communities throughout New Mexico, including education and child welfare.


Real conversations with family taught me about life after loss

By: - September 16, 2023

This commentary originally appeared in Source NM. Editor’s note: This commentary discusses grief, loss and suicide. I learned about suicide through my young childhood curiosity when I wondered out loud why my mom’s father was never around. Explanations were slow-going and came in bursts. I was told things like: He’s not here. He died before […]

New Mexico’s lone shark attack

By: - October 19, 2021

A version of this story first appeared in Source New Mexico. New Mexico has had one shark attack since 1900, a glaring statistic considering it’s one of the few landlocked states with an incident. It all started with a tweet. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis published the innocuous post on last week from his personal verified […]