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New Mexico History

Sandia: the Lesser Known Pueblo

The ancient Tiwa word for Sandia Pueblo is Nafiat, “place where the wind blows dust.” During the 16th century the Spanish colonists renamed the mountain

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Santa Fe History

Health Care Comes to Santa Fe

Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy brought four Sisters of Charity to Santa Fe. They came from Cincinnati, traveling by boat, train and stagecoach to open St.

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