History

By the Book

BY JAMES GLISSON After nearly twenty years in Los Angeles, Frederick Hammersley (1919–2009) moved to [...]

Before Photocopiers

BY PENELOPE HUNTER-STIEBEL I went to visit Tom Leech, curator and director of the Palace Press, in hopes of [...]

Manson’s Mission

BY DENISE LASSAW In 1967, I turned twenty-two years old at New Buffalo in Arroyo Hondo. I loved living in [...]

Stitched to the Soul

BY KATE NELSON Once upon a time, in a trading post on Wyoming’s Wind River Indian Reservation, a bored [...]

Happy Birthday, MIAC!

BY LYNN CLINE It’s been thirty years since the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture opened its doors on Museum [...]

The Secret Sanctuary

BY MICHAEL MILLER The New Mexico historic property known today as Los Luceros has supported consistent human [...]

The Accidental Angel

BY MARIE MARKESTEYN WITH CANDACE WALSH I truly believe that nobody ever really owns Los Luceros, but they [...]

Lasting Impressions

BY MAXINE MCBRINN Years ago, I fell in love with ancient sandals. These simple sandals were worn 2,000 to [...]

Headed into the Wind

BY JACK LOEFFLER I was a seventeen-year-old senior in high school when I received news that I had failed my [...]

The Art Of Listening

What is a need? Lama founder Barbara Durkee (now Asha Greer), speaking about the 1967 founding of Lama Commune just north of Taos, explains that she knew there was a need for water, and hot water at that; here in New Mexico there is always a need for water. Her needs did not extend much beyond that. Experiencing a back-tothe land lifestyle on the side of a mountain was the real need she was attempting to fulfill. The pursuit of this desire was one of the many products of the rise of the 1960s and 1960s counterculture in the American Southwest. [...]
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