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Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument

Messages from the Ancients Whispers from the past echo through the basalt boulders on Albuquerque’s west side. The stones served as notepads for ancestors long...
Mescalero Apache Crown Dancers at Inn of the Mountain Gods

Mescalero Apache

Mescalero Apache The Mescalero's call themselves Shis-Inday, “People of the Mountain Forests," or Mashgalénde / Mashgalé-neí / Mashgalé-õde, “People close to the mountains." Spanish settlers...

Apache Warrior Women | Gouyen, Lozen, Dahteste

Though gender roles and responsibilities were well defined in Apache culture, Apache women held prominent roles in Apache society. Women often accompanied warriors on...
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Father Albert Braun and the St. Joseph Apache Mission

Unlike many of the missions in New Mexico, St. Joseph Apache Mission in Mescalero was a labor of love, built as a gift to...
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Elizabethtown

New Mexico has an enormous amount of intriguing fodder for “based on a true story” westerns should that genre ever come back into style....
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Highway 53 | Grants to Zuni Pueblo

There are many people who are proponents of taking the direct route between point A and B. I’m not one of them. Friends and...

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Mogollon, New Mexico

Founded in 1876, Mogollon was named after Don Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollon, a governor of the Spanish province of New Mexico in the 1700's....
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