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Winter Days at Kuaua

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

Lights of Kuaua:    Free Farolito Event Tomorrow, Sunday Dec 4!
Lights of Kuaua: A Winter Celebration

Lights of Kuaua: Free Farolito Event Tomorrow, Sunday Dec 4!

Join the staff at Coronado Historic Site on Sunday, December 4, to usher in the holiday season with a festive winter celebration at the ancient pueblo of Kuaua! There will be farolitos (call them luminarias if you prefer!), lots of lights, a bonfire, Zia pueblo dancers, Jemez flute music, and even a brass band! This event is free to the public, and will be from 5:00-8:00. Hot coffee, cocoa, and food will be sold by vendors in the parking area. We hope to see you here. Continue reading