Native Language and Culture-Based Education, Pueblo of Jemez Written Testimony, Charter Schools Established

This May 2011 U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee testimony from the Pueblo of Jemez in north central New Mexico covers a reorganization of the tribal approach to education that has included putting Jemez language and culture at the heart of “how, where and what we teach our children” and the establishment of two charter schools within reservation land.