One of our newest displays just opened this week, featuring an amazing Aztec jaguar warrior statue. Sponsored by the Friends of Coronado Historic Site, our new exhibit shows us the weapons used by the Indios Amigos who came to support Coronado’s entrada.
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Emmett ‘Shkeme’ Garcia, a talented traditional storyteller from Santa Ana Pueblo, will be featured at Coronado Historic Site on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:15. Following the oral traditions of his elders, Garcia tells tales of the creation of the seasons, coyote stories, and legends of how things came to be.
Come and soak up the sun out here at Coronado Historic Site! This guy was taking it easy , enjoying the sunshine on a warm spring day and visiting with Ranger Janet today on our trails.
An eager crew showed up bright and early to spend Thursday morning at Coronado, working on various landscaping and maintenance projects with our staff. They spread over two tons of gravel in the picnic areas and worked on trails to get our site ready for the coming busy season. Linseed oil on the traditionally-made caretta will keep it looking great for another year! Thank you to all the people who sacrificed their time to come out today. We couldn’t do it without you! : )
The first of the three sisters to sprout this year in our native demonstration garden at Coronado Historic Site are beans that no one planted! Last year’s seeds have taken advantage of the warm days last week here in Bernalillo, and a little much-needed rain to volunteer a new crop of beautiful, healthy bean plants.
Artifacts from the past continue to teach us about the ancient village located here on a sandy bluff overlooking the Rio Grande.
May 22 – June 30, 2017 (Final Dates Still Being Determined) Monday – Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm Sponsored by the Friends of Coronado Historic Site Explore the ruins of Kuaua Pueblo with archaeologists from the Office of Archaeological Studies. Watch as they sift through the earth finding artifacts and features more …