Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Domenici Tours SFIS Project.(Journal North)

Byline: Angela Turner Journal Staff Writer

Senator Vows To Get Needed Funds

Sen. Pete Domenici donned a hard hat Wednesday for a brief tour of the Santa Fe Indian School's construction site.

The tour followed a briefing with Superintendent Joseph Abeyta and others on additional funding needed to complete the project.

Funded through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, a new Santa Fe Indian School on the same campus is being erected in one of the largest BIA school projects under way in the nation.

On Wednesday, Abeyta, who has led the school for 27 years, thanked Domenici for his help in obtaining $38.5 million in federal funds for construction Phases I and II. …

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