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Author, poet and blog contributor, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington.

Author, poet and blog contributor, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington.

Reflections on the Black Footprint in New Mexico

Wed, Jan 31, 2024, 12:00am | By Darryl Wellington

Let’s begin with a story that reflects my concerns that the Black presence isn’t significantly appreciated – but that simultaneously reaffirms my belief in the importance of teaching New Mexican...

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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

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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.


Reflections on the Black Footprint in New Mexico

Wed, Jan 31, 2024, 12:00am
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A Muslim Fitting into New Mexico

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