Pueblo Storytelling —–  Lecture – January 20, 2019
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Pueblo Storytelling —– Lecture – January 20, 2019

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 … Continue reading

The 2019 New Mexico Art Auction
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The 2019 New Mexico Art Auction

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 … Continue reading

Winter Days at Kuaua
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Winter Days at Kuaua

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. Continue reading