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Zuni Youth Enrichment Program

The Zuni Youth Enrichment Program (ZYEP) began in part when Dr. Faber, a pediatrician who came to Zuni from Boston, would ask his young patients what they were doing for the summer, and the response was most often “nothing.” Over the past six years ZYEP has developed a series of programs, with the goal of promoting “the development of healthy lifestyles and self-esteem among Zuni kids by providing them with opportunities to participate in empowering and enriching activities that will encourage them to grow into strong and healthy adults who are connected with Zuni traditions.” On the hot and windy day we arrived in Zuni, youth were busy with games on the playground, and watering the small plants in the raised bed gardens. 1,101 more words


Taunie Marie Cullooyah, Professional Powwow Jingle Dancer -

Our December issue will feature an interview with the most impressive Jingle Dancer we know, Taunie Cullooyah, Tribal dancer, seamstress, mother, and cornerstone. 16 more words

Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 - Fourth Anniversary

The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 is a law, signed into effect by President Obama, that expands the punitive abilities of tribal courts across the nation. 1,123 more words


Out West Part II: Santa Fe

If I had a blog, today I would write about Santa Fe, the City of Saintly Faith.

Mom and I reached Santa Fe around noon on the Summer Solstice. 503 more words


The Operation by Darlene Campos

My parents worked hard, but only when they could. Ate usually only worked temporarily, and Ina had a regular job that didn’t pay much, anyway. Not long after Ate got a steady job with good pay, Ina lost her job at the superstore. 1,657 more words


Flour and Pollen

  After the fire was made, part of the cattail pollen that had been collected was added to very finely ground hominy, prepared from Lenape white flour corn. 7 more words

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