Clifford Mahooty (6/02/18) The Zunis & the Star People
Clifford Mahooty is a Zuni Pueblo Indian elder, and member of the tribal orders of the Kachina Priesthood, Galaxy medicine society, Sun Clan, and wisdom keeper of the Zuni history and spiritual practices. Mahooty is a retired Civil/Environmental Engineer (BSCE-NMSU-1969). He worked for Shell Oil Company and various US government programs for housing under USHUD, DOI-BIA planning design, and construction of Indian reservation infrastructures and school projects.
Clifford also served in the US Public Health Service, as a commissioned officer, to provide services to American Indian communities. He served in Oklahoma and Arizona in water, wastewater, and solid waste systems. He served as the National Environmental Justice Coordinator, in the DOI-BIA for the 561 federally recognized Indian tribes.