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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...
St Joseph Apache Mission

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....
Colfax County War

Colfax County War

Land grants, water rights, and property ownership have consistently been a point of contention and ongoing conflict in New Mexico, long before the region...
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Valle Vidal

For most of my life, the Valles Caldera in the Jemez mountains has been one of my favorite places on the planet. It is...

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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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