Category Archives: Acoma Pueblo

NVTV – Lorissa Garcia (Acoma Pueblo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews Lorissa Garcia (Acoma Pueblo) on Native Voice TV.

Lorissa is currently an ‘Alumni Student Ambassador, an ‘Embrey Native American Women Mentor’ and in a graduate program in Arizona Universtiy.

She mentions about the American Indian College Funds, its corporate donors and the obstacles native students have getting a college degree. She mentions the funding increase and gives details of the amount of Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities (32 fully ‘Accredited’);
number of native students (30,000) across America.

Rose asks Garcia about the Acoma Pueblo tribe, its religious ceremonies and celebrations, its infrastructure in government, community and businesses.

Before ending the show, Garcia explains where Traditional dress in detail.

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.

NVTV – Bridget Neconie (Acoma Pueblo)

Cihuapilli Rose Amador LeBeau interviews
Bridget Neconie (Acoma Pueblo)
on Native Voice TV.

Cihuapilli Rose Amador Le Beau talks with Bridget Neconie.
Bridget is from the Acoma Pueblo, Sky City, New Mexico.
Her parents were in the military so the family has traveled to and lived in many far away places around the world.
While living in Hawaii Bridget learned Hula and Polynesian dancing.
She is learning traditional dance, plays hand drum and sings in a women’s hand drum group.

She has danced professionally around the world, been a magicians assistant and is now working at U.C. Berkeley, recruiting Native Americans, in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Bridget has received awards for helping to promote higher education for Indigenous People.

Bridget talks about concepts of continuing the pursuit of knowledge: intellectual, cultural, traditional, practical, theoretical and artistically.
Taking our own knowledge and experiences to use in teaching others about Native Americans and making contributions to tribal society.

Bridget has appeared on Native Voice TV before as a singer and hand drum player with the women’s group, “Sweet Lodge Sista’s”

Fresno (CMAC 93) Educational Channel 93
of  Native Voice TV shows four times a week
(Monday, Wed., Friday & Sat.) at 5PM.