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Photo of article published in the Santa Fe New Mexican and the Associated Press in 1963. Photo Courtesy of Mario Martinez
The B-52 Bomber That Fell from the Sky
Fri, Jun 16, 2023, 10:19am | By Mario X Martinez
Located on the outskirts of Roswell, New Mexico, Walker Air Force Base served as a key U.S. military installation during the Cold War. It operated under the Strategic Air Command from 1946 until its...
Credit: Dr. Joe S. Sando. Photo Courtesy of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
Telling our stories: Pueblo author and teacher, Dr. Joe S. Sando
Sat, Apr 1, 2023, 10:00am | By Jonna C. Paden
Despite the Pueblo’s long history in the Southwest, little has been written about Pueblo people and our contributions to history. What was written, especially for children, was not always complimentary...
Credit: Billy the Kid, circa 1873 - 1881. Ben Wittick. Wikimedia Commons
A DIFFERENT KIND OF BILLY THE KID
Thu, Jun 30, 2022, 11:00am | By Richard Etulain
Billy the Kid is the most-written-about New Mexican. Most of the nearly 1,000 books and essays about Señor Billy picture him as a villain, hero, or combination...
Credit: Photo curtesy of Samantha Bomkamp
How Has the Pandemic Affected Museums? Examples from the Blackwater Draw Museum at Eastern New Mexico University
Mon, Jun 28, 2021, 10:02am | By Samantha Bomkamp
The Blackwater Draw Museum (BWDM) was among the many museums in the country whose daily operations were disrupted during the pandemic.
Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these blog posts/articles do not necessarily represent those of the New Mexico Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Krampus is Coming: Why Halloween is Actually Just the Start of Spooky Season
Thu, Nov 30, 2023, 3:22pm
By Monika Dziamka
Bread of Death and Life: A Short History of Pan de Muertos
Wed, Nov 1, 2023, 9:27am
By Vanessa Baca
Send in the Clowns: Funeral Humor
Tue, Oct 31, 2023, 8:59am
By Liz Hamilton
Pre-pandemic grief, ancestral memory, mourning the world in 2020 and healing in the present
Mon, Oct 2, 2023, 11:22am
By Venaya Yazzie
Nuestra Voz: The Chihuahua Hill Story and the importance of community, self-representation, and remembrance.
Mon, Oct 2, 2023, 11:20am
By Javier Marrufo