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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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The Indian Education Department provides special programs to students and families who have submitted a Form 506 and Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) to the department. 

There are several resource teachers available at various elementary, middle, and high school to provide academic and cultural enrichment to Native American students.

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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2020-21 Indian Education Department Brochure

What you need to know for the school year 2020-2021!!

APS Tribal Statistics November 2019 (PDF)

APS Parent survey 2019 Summary Report (PDF)

Zuni Language Teacher, Bernard Chimoni, Special Video

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Indian Education News

 Indian Education November 2020 Calendar

Indian Education November 2020 Native American Appreciation and Recognition Month

Posted October 29, 2020

 Indigenous Learning A Spiritual Walk Lecture Series

The APS Indian Education Department will be sponsoring the following lecture series; November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 December 7, 14 5:30 – 7 pm

Posted October 29, 2020

 Native American Senior Parent Night October 20,2020

Parents and seniors are invited to attend a virtual information night to learn more about preparation for seniors after high school. This will be hosted by Sara Money, College Career Resource Counselor with the Indian Education Department.

Posted October 21, 2020

 Navajo Nation Office of the Controller Hardship Assistance

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Oct. 9, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez approved Legislation No. CS-74-20 which added more than $49 million to the CARES Fund Hardship Assistance Expenditure Plan and approved Legislation No. CS-73-20 that provides $90 million for Navajo Nation Chapters for additional coronavirus relief aid. Both programs are funded by the $714 million Coronavirus Relief Fund. The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller is ready to help ensure expenditures, monitoring, compliance and reporting of the distributed funds which will provide much-needed relief to members of the Navajo Nation affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted October 21, 2020

 Bernalilo County approved rent and utility assistance

Bernalillo County commissioners have approved the opening of the Bernalillo County CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Rental and Utility Assistance grant for qualified county residents.

Posted October 21, 2020