Pueblo of Jemez Education Department

Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, United States

Strengthen Towa language immersion implementation for Native American children in Head Start in Jemez Pueblo, N.M., by implementing a research-based Jemez curriculum with supports, professional development and trainings

April 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2016

Focus Area

Geographic Focus

New Mexico





Nationally-recognized New Mexico preschool strengthens Native American language, culture

The Walatowa Head Start Language Immersion Program is the first of its kind in the country. Located on the Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, the preschool provides full instruction in the tribe’s Towa language.

New Mexico

Bertha Gachupin | Brayden Loretto | Walatowa Head Start | W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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