Ohkay Owingeh Tribal Council

Log Number: NAB-250387-OLS-21

The P’oe Tsawa Community Library serves the community of Rio Arriba County in Northern New Mexico. They develop programs using community input and incorporating the culture of Ohkay Owingeh. The library will promote a summer reading program, which helps young patrons enhance their literacy skills. In collaboration with the Ohkay Owingeh Tewa Language Program, the library provides patrons the opportunity to participate in Tewa language classes and wellness programs that incorporate health and diabetes prevention themes. During the course of the grant, the library will engage storytellers for events as well as an assessment expert. To enhance skills, staff will attend training offered by the New Mexico State Library.