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Guw'aadzi - Hello - Ya'at'eeh

Welcome!  Atsaya Inc. is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico; our mission is to enhance conservation, sustainable economic development and community vitality throughout our state and nation.  Through our work in leadership development, elections and issue advocacy, Atsaya is dedicated to advancing policies that preserve our traditions, provide for working families and build healthy communities.

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Sep042009

Our Name - (aah-tsai-ya)

BK PhotographyThe name Atsaya is a word in the Keres language for the Morning Glory indigenous to the southwest region. Keres is spoken at several of the pueblos in New Mexico. Atsaya the flower, requires little water but still manages to bloom in the heat of summer and retains its blossom even when cut.