Ohkay Owingeh Dept. of Education __ "
Our mission is to provide administrative services to the Ohkay Owingeh Community
School and educational services and opportunities to Ohkay Owingeh Tribal
Members and the Ohkay Owingeh Community." Learn more about the school district.
- illustrated - From sanjuaned.org -
Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo __ "It was previously known as San Juan Pueblo until
changing back to its pre-Spanish name in November 2005. The Tewa name of the
pueblo means "place of the strong people." In addition to the common name, the
ceremonial name of the pueblo means "village of the dew-bedecked corn
structure." - An encyclopedic article - From wikipedia -
Past and Future Meet in San Juan Pueblo Solar Project __ "Amid adobe buildings
and farmlands nestled in the fertile Rio Grande valley, Indians at this northern
New Mexico pueblo are using technologies advanced by Sandia National
Laboratories to improve traditional methods of food processing and preparation."
An interesting article. - From solarcooking.org -
Pueblo __ "Traditionally, San Juan (O'ke in Tewa) was the center
of an Indian meeting ground, its people so powerful that only an O'ke native
could declare war for the Pueblo Indians. Although called a Taoseño, Pueblo
Revolt leader Popé actually was a San Juan native." A brief overview.
- From nmmagazine.com -
San Juan Pueblo Pottery Collection ___Excellent photos accompany the text which
describes the San Juan pottery tradition. - Click on any numbered image link to
see various enlargements of each object. There is also a good map which shows
the location of all pueblos. - Illustrated - From Clayhound Web -
Smart Growth Resource Library: Smart Growth In Action: San Juan ... __ San Juan
Pueblo has been around for 700 years. Now they have a community development
Master Plan. "The plan is the first smart growth model for Native American
tribes. It provides a long-term growth strategy, coordinates existing
infrastructure with housing and commercial development, preserves the walkable
historic plazas, and encourages retail and commercial uses in a ~ez_ldquo~main street~ez_rdquo~
style." - illustrated - From smartgrowth.org -