From left: Dominic Gachupin (Jemez Pueblo) 2nd Lt.; FLC president Dene Thomas; Paul Torres, Pueblo of Isleta governor; Mariah Gachupin, founding president of the Pueblo Alliance; Robert MiQuino Acoma Lt. Governor; and James Naranjo Santa Clara Lt. Governor.

In this inaugural installment of her new blog, “Red Storyteller,” TCJ student intern Shaina Nez (Dine’) offers her perspective of how tribal college student organizations enhance the cultural values and traditions of students’ respective tribes.