Oo-Oo-Nah means “any child” in Tiwa. Oo-Oo-Nah Art & Cultural Center provides the Taos Pueblo community the gift of traditional and contemporary arts to children, youth, young adults and senior citizens, through its programs.
For the past 30 years, the Oo-Oo-Nah Art & Cultural Center has delivered important community services instrumental in addressing poverty through employment in the arts and cultural retention.
The unemployment rate at Taos Pueblo is 11.1%, more than double the New Mexico rate of 5.5%. Income per capita at Taos Pueblo is $14,900, compared to the New Mexico per capita at $23,749.
Oo-Oo-Nah provides vitally important resources to address these issues.