MESCALERO, N.M. — The Mescalero Apache tribe completely missed the home-building bubble of the late 1990s and the early years of this decade.

But the long housing drought has ended for the New Mexico tribe with the dedication this month of 30 single-family homes, the first residential construction on the 460,000-acre Native homeland since 1996.

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