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Economic development surging in New Mexico tribal community


October 8, 2017

ZUNI PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — An entire neighborhood dating back to the mid-1900s is being remodeled. Down the street, children are running through the halls of a new state-of-the-art school while the community's older residents are celebrating a newly built senior citizen center.

There's a building boom going on throughout Zuni Pueblo, signs that economic development has found its way to the western New Mexico tribal community.

"That was our focus when we ran for office, that we wanted economic development," Zuni Councilwoman Virginia Chavez said during a recent interview.

Chavez, who retired...

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