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Ancestral Lands

Ancestral Lands

Ancestral Lands engages Native youth and young adults in meaningful conservation projects on Native Lands.  With programs in Acoma Pueblo, Navajo Nation, and most recently Zuni Pueblo; Ancestral Lands crews have being working on projects from historical preservation, traditional agriculture, chainsaw crews, hiking clubs, stream restoration, fencing, trail construction and more.  The Ancestral Lands program also aims to incorporate traditional culture and language as part of crew lifestyle and project work.

Meet some of our Ancestral Lands Corpsmembers here!

 

 

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INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENT POSITIONS


Ancestral Lands 2017 VISTA Positions

* AL VISTA Position at Nebraska National Forest in Ft. Pierre, South Dakota

* AL VISTA Position based in AL Navajo Office in Gallup, NM

* AL VISTA Position based in AL Acoma Office in Acoma, NM

* AL VISTA Position at Knife River Indian Village NHS in Stanton, North Dakota

* AL VISTA Position at Bandelier NM in Los Alamos, NM

* AL VISTA Position at Hawai'i Volcanoes NP in Hawai'i

* AL VISTA Position at Saguaro NP

* AL VISTA Position at Mesa Verde NP

* AL VISTA Position at Mississippi River NSR

* AL VISTA Position at Glacier NPS

* AL VISTA Position at Valle De Oro

 

Ancestral Lands 2017 Internship Positions

* AL Internship Position at Ft. Laramie NHS in Ft. Laramie, Wyoming  

* AL Internship Position at Nebraska National Forest in Chadron, South Dakota

* AL Internship Position at NPS Inter-mountain Regional Office in Denver, CO

* AL Internship Position at Knife River Indian Villages NHS in Stanton, North Dakota

 

 


CREW MEMBER POSITIONS


Acoma Crew Member Positions: 

Ancestral Lands Crew Leader Development Program (Acoma) based in Acoma, NM

Ancestral Lands Farm Corps Crew Member based in Acoma, NM

Ancestral Lands Fence Crew Member based in Acoma, NM

Ancestral Lands Chainsaw Crew Member based in Acoma, NM

 

Albuquerque Crew Member Positions: 

Barrio Youth Corps Crew Member based in Albuquerque, NM

 

Navajo Crew Member Positions:

Chainsaw/Fence/GIS Americorp Crew Member based in Gallup, NM.

Farm Crew Member based in Ganado, AZ 

 

Zuni Crew Member Positions:

Ancestral Lands Zuni - Saw/Fence Adult Crew Member based in Zuni, NM.

Ancestral Lands Zuni - Historic Preservation Adult Crew Member based in Zuni, NM

 

CREW LEADER POSITIONS

Acoma Crew Leader Postions:

Ancestral Lands Farm Corps Crew Leader based in Acoma, NM

Albuquerque Crew Member Positions: 

Barrio Youth Corps Crew Leader based in Albuquerque, NM

Navajo Crew Leader Positions:

Ancestral Lands Chainsaw Crew Leader based in Gallup, NM

Ancestral Lands Farm Crew Leader based in Ganado, AZ 

Zuni Crew Leader Positions:

Ancestral Lands Senior Crew Leader based in Zuni, NM


CONTACTS


Contact Lance for Navajo programs:
lance@conservationlegacy.org or 505-722-9755 (O) or 505-713-7497 (C)
Contact Aaron for Acoma, NM programs:
aaron@conservationlegacy.org or 505-552-4084
Contact Ryan A. for Zuni, NM programs:
raguilar@conservationlegacy.org or 505-870-0101

 



 

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“As we concluded our first hitch, we were about 25 times dirtier and 5 times more sore, but we will forever live happily ever after in the land of towering aspens and dust."

Projects:

•Trail Maintenance & Construction

•Fire Fuels Reduction/Mitigation

•Watershed Restoration

•Desert Restoration

•Mining Reclamation/Restoration

•Tree Planting and Seeding

•Route/Road Closure

•Invasive Species Management

•Fence Construction/Maintenance

•Fire Rehabilitation

•Historic Preservation

•Inventorying and Mapping

•Sustainable/Historic Agriculture

•Weatherization/Energy Efficiency

•Parks/Campground Maintenance

•Disaster Response/Relief

•Internships

•Water Conservation

Who We Select

SCC seeks applicants who are interested in fully committing to the program, who are willing to overcome any challenges and those who will take advantage of the opportunities, skills and trainings that are offered throughout their term of service. SCC wants those who will benefit from and contribute the most to the program; previous experience is not required for most positions