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Category: New Mexico History

Death in New Mexico

A Lasting Memory

In the early 1930s the process of capturing images known as the daguerreotype was invented in Europe. That creation was followed by the advent of

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New Mexico History

La Llorona

La Llorona, the wailing woman, is an important part of New Mexico cultural folklore. The legend may have originated in 1520 with the Spanish conquest

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Death in New Mexico

Vestige of Another Culture

In New Mexico the tápalo, (mourning shroud) was the requisite garment for women to wear for one full year after the passing of a loved one.

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New Mexico History

Chronicler of Pueblo Life

The late author and historian, Joe S. Sando, began to chronicle New Mexico Pueblo history in the 1970s. His six books on pueblo culture have

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