Our Stories

Norene

Norene Lonasee still remembers her father’s guidance. As a young child, learning English was proving to be a challenge. “My first language was Zuni, so I didn’t learn to speak […]

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Sanchez Family

For generations, Zuni people shared delapna:we during the winter months. These ancient oral histories each revealed a moral or lesson, and they brought families together for education and entertainment during […]

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Darren

Through the years, Zuni youth have come to ZYEP for a variety of reasons. Some are interested in summer camp or sports, while others want to learn about Native food […]

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Tara

As a child growing up in Gallup, New Mexico, Tara Wolfe had myriad interests, but with a few twists and turns, those interests eventually would converge in the nearby Pueblo […]

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Tre’

When Tre’ Riley was growing up in the Pueblo of Zuni, New Mexico, his little brother attended the Zuni Youth Enrichment Project’s Summer Camp. It was the first time Tre’ […]

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