January 20, 2019 Pueblo Oral Traditions: Storytelling through Music Marlon Magdalena; Storyteller, Musician, Ranger Many indigenous communities throughout the New World do not have written languages. This means that traditional cultural knowledge of those communities has to be passed orally from one generation to the next. Music often plays a pivotal role in how communities …
March 16, 2019 – New Mexico Art Auction Below are some of the 241 auction consignments we offered in our 2018 New Mexico Art Auction. The auction was held on March 24, at the Prairie Star Golf Course. See below for the spectacular inventory. We expect to receive similar items in the 2019 auction. We will …
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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.
Artifacts from the past continue to teach us about the ancient village located here on a sandy bluff overlooking the Rio Grande.
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.
The winter landscape at Kuaua: dark rust willows and tall black-lace cottonwoods line the river, and behind the bosque, snow is scattered on the cloud-shrouded Sandia Mountains. The cold Rio Grande sluggishly flows through the bosque, its eastern shore lined with Canada geese huddled together to find warmth. How different life must have been here for the ancient residents of this pueblo, a life based on fires, fur, and blankets made of feathers.