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HARLAN McKOSATO

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Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014 7:00 pm

Tucked away on Bear Head Canyon Road, just east off of N.M. 4 as you are traveling through Jemez Pueblo, sits a small school called Walatowa High Charter School. Walatowa is the traditional name for the village, meaning, this is the place.

The school was started a decade ago, as the first charter high school on Native land, and has been persistent in its pursuit to balance academics and early college preparation with traditional cultures of the communities they serve.

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