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Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 460 West Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 884-6392
Fax: (505) 872-8849

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By working together with schools, parents and communities, APS Indian Education Department works to develop enhanced and supportive Indigenous educational opportunities for all Native American students by increasing knowledge of Native values through teaching language and cultural differences.

The Indian Education Department (IED) was established as part of the Albuquerque Public School district in 1974, with the primary purpose for advocacy and representation for the 115 different American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Tribes enrolled in the school district. There are approximately 5,650 or 5.1% AI/AN students currently enrolled in APS.

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Indian Education News

Zuni Language Class

A Zuni Language class is being offered from the APS Indian Education Department’s Summer Cultural Enrichment Program. Pueblo of Zuni students will learn basic reading, writing, & speaking skills in Zuni- A:shiw A:ts’ana Shiwi’ma ts’ina:i:shokwi: beyenakya, ts’inakya, dap beyenakya a:wiyanikwadinna.

Posted May 10, 2016

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Fifth Annual College Connection Day September 19, 2015

The Indian Education Department is hosting 5th Annual College Connection Day on September 19, 2015 for Native American High School Students. APS Montgomery Complex 3315 Louisiana Blvd. NE from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, College seminars/workshops, Tribal Representatives, and College Representatives.

Posted August 18, 2015

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2015 Summer Cultural Enrichment Program

June 2015 Indian Education Department Cultural Enrichment Program.

Posted April 10, 2015

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Annual Native American Fashion Show March 26, 2015

UNM Continuing Education Building, 1634 University Blvd NE. , March 26, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Posted March 26, 2015

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