Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Pojoaque kids get new after-school home


December 18, 2017

A surprise decision by Pojoaque Pueblo earlier this year to serve only tribal youth at its Boys & Girls Club left dozens of non-Native American parents in the Pojoaque Valley in a panic, wondering where they would send their children after school or on weekdays in the summer.

“It was kind of a shock to me when I saw it in the paper,” said Santa Fe County Commissioner Henry Roybal, referring to the pueblo’s decision to temporarily close the club as part of a restructuring to focus primarily on tribal youth.


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