Educational Resources

The Education arm at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is dedicated to providing meaningful and appropriate connections to indigenous knowledge and experiences. We provide resources and experiences for educators, adults, parents, children, and students below.

Indigenous Wisdom Curriculum Project

Provides teachers with educational plans for K–12 students in New Mexico to learn about Pueblo culture and history. The curriculum serves as a counter-narrative to the presentation of the history of New Mexico in schools today.

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Library & Archives

The only special collections research library devoted to preserving the history and culture of Pueblo people.

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Traditional Teachings Camp

The Traditional Teachings Camp is the perfect summer activity for the budding artist, storyteller, nature lover, or adventurer in your family. Campers enjoy two hands-on workshops each day, with overarching themes of balance, tradition, resilience, and cultural expression. Masks and Covid-Safe Practices will be required for all campers and staff.

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Seasons of Growth

Cultivate your knowledge. Grow your skills. On the third Sunday of every month from March through October, participants will experience hands-on learning guided by IPCC Cultural Education staff and expert guests. Enjoy a different theme each month as we follow the Earth’s natural cycles according to Pueblo tradition.

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School Tours

Bring your group or school class to experience an interactive museum tour at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Our knowledgeable education team leads the tours. Groups engage with the exhibits in our museum to better understand New Mexico’s landscape, the Indian Pueblo legacy, our story of continuance, and the unique connection between cultures.

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Pueblo Book Club

The Pueblo Book Club at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center meets online once a month. It is dedicated to Native American authors and books about the Pueblo experience. Enjoy lively discussion with facilitator, Jon Ghahate, other participants, and special guests.

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Counter Narrative

Our monthly lecture and panel discussion series offers an Indigenous perspective on a variety of topics, including history, culture, current events, and subjects of debate. See our calendar of events for the next event and watch recordings of past events below. Updated Monthly.

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Bob Chavez Scholarship for the Arts

This scholarship is named in honor of Manuel “Bob” Chavez of Cochiti Pueblo, who dedicated 50 years as a volunteer teaching art at St. Catherine’s Indian School. Many students were able to explore Native arts and feel at home in his classroom.

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Indian Pueblo Kitchen

Our restaurant will soon include a teaching kitchen that will offer exciting opportunities for students to learn Indigenous cooking techniques and restaurant operations in an engaging, collaborative environment.

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The Indian Pueblo Innovative Entrepreneurship program (IPIE)

The Indian Pueblo Innovative Entrepreneurship program (IPIE) is a new initiative presented in partnership with the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Creative Startups designed to support Indigenous entrepreneurs and artists in New Mexico.

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