Fiesta of Cultures! October 20, 2018
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Fiesta of Cultures! October 20, 2018

Celebrate With Us. The 2018 Fiesta of Cultures is set for October 20. Join us to celebrate the glorious cultures of New Mexico. Enjoy delicious food, find a hand-made treasure in the many craft booths and watch a brilliant performance by local performers. (Click to open the 2018 Vendor APPLICATIONpdf ) Saturday, October 20, at your Coronado … Continue reading

A New Lesson Plan: 1540!
Education / History / Lesson Plans

A New Lesson Plan: 1540!

In 1540, the Coronado Expedition moved into the middle Rio Grande Valley, now Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, and Bernalillo.  They brought with them a sizable group of Mesoamerican warriors.
 They encounter the Tiwa-speaking Pueblo people of the Rio Grande Valley, and what follows is the first war that takes place between European and Native American forces in the Southwest. You will find this lesson plan, and others (complete with a powerpoint and all student handouts!)  under the Education tab on this website, at https://kuaua.com/lesson-plans/ .  

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New Mexico History Lesson Plans
Education / History

New Mexico History Lesson Plans

For those educators who are hard at work making plans for their new school year, let us help you out with your curriculum. If you are a teacher, you will find powerpoints, lesson plans, teacher resource pages, student handouts, and more. If you aren’t a teacher of New Mexico or southwestern history and you know one, send them this way. : ) All these materials are free for your classroom use! Continue reading