Archaeology has taught us that the domesticated turkey was a very important part of pueblo life. Although there is evidence that turkeys were eaten occasionally, it seems that they were more important than just a food source.
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.
The Balloon Fiesta is a very busy time at Coronado Historic Site every year. We love sharing the history of this area with all of the visitors from other states and other countries. Prices: Adults: $5 Children (16 and under): FREE Coronado & Jemez 2-Day Pass: $7 Pueblo Tribal Members: FREE Operating Hours during Balloon …
Come and see Native American and many kinds of traditional arts and crafts! Eat some delicious food and spend some time on Saturday, October 15, at Coronado Historic Site, as we celebrate our New Mexico diversity and uniqueness!
Mentally add a LOT of sand behind these articles — and if you were an archaeologist working here in Bernalillo in 1934, this is what your work site would look like! As modern archaeologists uncover artifacts, they are careful to note the location of an artifact’s discovery by using a grid to identify …
On August 10, 1680, the Pueblo People of New Mexico, aided by Apache and Navajo allies, launched a successful rebellion against Spanish colonization. A pilgrimage run kicked off the commemorative activities in Jemez on August 7.
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