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Navajo Nation Tribal Community Civilian Corps Participates in Middle Rio Grande Education Activities
Southwest Region, April 5, 2005
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On April 5, 2005, the Middle Rio Grande Coordinator conducted a day-long education and training activity for 7 members of the Navajo Tribe participating in the Tribal Community Civilian Corps (TC3). The day consisted of a field trip through the Jemez Mountains. Site visits included: Pueblo of Jemez with briefings by Pueblo members of the history of Pueblo and the Department of Resource Protection, and a site visit to the orchard that was being planted; Soda Dam; Valle Grande; and Bradbury Science Museum in Los Alamos. TC3 is participating in a 8-week program with the Indio-Hispano Academy of Agricultural Arts and Sciences (IHAAAS). The Albuquerque based IHAAAS, an active participant in the Service's Middle Rio Grande Bosque Initiative/Bosque Improvement Group, serves Hispanic and American Indian communities and provides alternative education opportunities in agriculture, restoration and job training

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov



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