Jon Ghahate is from the Pueblos of Laguna and Zuni, and a member of the Turkey and Badger Clans. As an Educator at Crow Canyon, Jon works with students to develop accurate, credible, and respectful narratives of Southwest cultures.
His diverse professional background includes: a health care practitioner, a public middle school and high school math and science educator, an athletic coach for the public school system, a journalist for a national radio talk program, and a community volunteer for a variety of community conscious organizations. Most recently, Jon served as the Museum Cultural Educator at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM. A Vietnam era veteran, Jon received a number of community, military service related, and professional commendations. He was also fellow of the Kellogg National Leadership Foundation Program. He is a lifelong resident of New Mexico and his tribal nations and a father to two children.