Candidate forum 6pm thursday

Please join us at the Tribal Auditorium for the 1st ever , 2016 Candidate forum. Political candidates from various offices will be in attendance.Clemente Sanchez, Harry Garcia, Lloyd F. Felipe, Sr., Terry L. Fletcher, Ben Shelley, Maggie Toulouse-Oliver, & Nora Espinoza

Essay contest apr30 deadline

The follo wing information is provided to you by the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc.


The 2016 Young Native Writers Essay Contest is open to Native American high school students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 only. All students participating in the Young Native Writers Essay Contest should have a significant and current relationship with a Native American community (i.e., an American Indian tribe, an Alaska Native community or a Native Hawaiian community). 


The writing prompt is as followed:Native Youth Initiatives
What active role should Native youth take in advancing Native initiatives within your community, region, or state? The essay should use research from your tribal community (website, tribal documents or personal interviews) and should reflect on your own experiences within their community.


The following prizes will be awarded to the winners:


Four (4) First-Place Winners will each receive an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Museum of the American Indian and other prominent sites as part of Scholar Week (July 24 – 28, 2016). First-Place Winners will receive a special award for display at home or school. In addition, each First-Place Winner will receive a scholarship of $2,500 to be paid directly to the college or university of his or her choice.


The deadline to submit for the 2016 Young Native Writers Essay isWednesday, April 30, 2016.


For more information about the contest, please visit the following link,


Jobs with Hillary Campaign

There is an immediate need – the campaign is looking for organizers for the three congressional districts and a Native American organizer to ensure we win New Mexico on June 7. This positions are full-time and paid.

If you know anyone interested please have them email:
Rich –
Scott –
Victor –

Acoma Member Named Udall Intern


Posted: 4/4/2016

The Udall Foundation is pleased to announce that 12 students from 11 tribes and 11 universities have been selected as 2016 Native American Congressional Interns. They were selected by an independent review committee on the basis of academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to careers in tribal public policy Continue reading