In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pueblo is sponsoring a distance learning initiative aimed at bridging the gap you may be experiencing due to current shifts in education methods and service providers. Through its Tigua Educational Technology (EdTech) Initiative-Phase 2, the Department of Tribal Empowerment, in an effort to support the continuum of educational achievement, accessibility to necessary resources, and engagement with tribal government affairs, will continue to provide a FREE laptop to eligible tribal subgroups. The laptops will be equipped with basic Microsoft Office applications. Required documentation to confirm eligibility must be submitted electronically by navigating to "APPLY HERE" links below. You must sign in via your Gmail account due to the file upload requirements. Application processing time may take up to 4 weeks.
How to create a Gmail Account info here: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/56256?hl=en
Eligible Tribal Subgroups:
For more information, please call 915-872-8648 or email [email protected]
The Department of Tribal Empowerment is the Pueblo’s hub for child development and education services. Through a host of programs, the department serves a wide range of Tigua members representing various age groups, educational levels and socio-economic backgrounds. Empowerment administers a wide array of adult, youth and early childhood programs such as the Tuy Pathu Pre-K, tutoring, and post-secondary scholarship assistance.
For more information or any questions, comments or concerns, feel free to contact Department of Tribal Empowerment Administrative staff at the following:
Tribal Empowerment Director
Phone: (915) 872-8648 ext. 7211
Work Cell: (915) 319-1950
Tribal Empowerment Assistant Director
Phone: (915) 872-8648 ext. 7220
Work Cell: (915) 540-6178
Phone: (915) 872-8648 ext. 7236
Phone: (915) 872-8648 ext. 7215
Phone: (915) 872-8648 ext. 7210
Department of Tribal Empowerment