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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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New Mexico History

Taos Pueblo’s Sacred Blue Lake

Taos is the furthest north of the pueblos along the Rio Grande. The settlement began around 1200-1250 A.D. During Francisco Vazquez de Coronado’s expedition in

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New Mexico History

Along the Camino Real

From 1680 until 1692, El Paso, Texas had the duel function of being the capitol and command post for the exiled Spaniards of New Mexico.

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New Mexico History

A Month in History

August in an auspicious month in New Mexico history. In numerology the number eight signifies the power to do or be. It also means the

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