Object of the Month


By Amanda Mather Another month, another newsletter and another Object of the Month. This month we’ll look at shoes, namely tewas, or teguas, or tecoas. In 1582, expedition leader, Antonio de Espejo, wrote about New Mexican footwear stating:  “Everyone, man or woman, wears shoes or boots with soles of buffalo hide and uppers of dressed…

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Volunteering is Fun!

Volunteer Linda Dunning

This month’s volunteer profile features Linda Dunning. In 2007, Linda’s husband, Napoleón Garcia, told her about El Rancho de las Golondrinas. He knew that she was interested in local history and he had participated occasionally with the Penitentes from Abiquiu during the Spring and Fall Festivals since the Morada at the Ranch was a replica…

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