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Culturally Mapping Albuquerque
Levi Romero, Regents of the University of New Mexico

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Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance and Visual Arts (Database/Archive/Digital Edition)
Title: Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance and Visual Arts
Author: Leila Flores-Dueñas, Ray Hernandez-Duran, Irene Vasquez
Abstract: Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest is sponsored by the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute* (SHRI) at the University of New Mexico. The arts of the southwest region are abundant, diverse, and often blur the boundaries between categories normally accepted as defining the structural hierarchies of the art world. As these forms change, they enrich and redefine the cultural landscape. The journal seeks to capture the dynamic ways that the creative arts in this region have developed and continue to advance over time and in relation to the diverse composition of its communities.
Year: 2021
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Access Model: Open access

Following the Manito Trail (Exhibition)
Title: Following the Manito Trail
Curator: Michelle Lanteri
Abstract: Following the Manito Trail is a cultural heritage exhibition that shares the migration experiences, creative practices, and largely untold stories of Manito (Hispanic New Mexican) families from Taos County and its surrounding area. These families carried their culture with them through their migrations to other states for seasonal and permanent work during the 19th and 20th centuries. These migrations represent Manito family values in surviving, even if it meant leaving the homes they cherished. Their contributions significantly impacted the American West through their labor in sheepherding, coal mining, railroad construction, and the sugar beet fields. Wherever they went, they never forgot their roots in New Mexico, and they shaped their new homes in other states to preserve and adapt their cultural traditions that they brought with them. For some families, the following generations stayed in their diaspora homes, and, for others, they returned to New Mexico. Through their descendents, Manito families carry on the legacy of shaping the northern New Mexico cultural landscape through professions in medicine, the humanities, the arts, linguistics, and agriculture. Through sounds and sights, this exhibition highlights Manito family histories; the significance of storytelling, farming, agricultural, poetic, religious, and culinary practices to Manito families; and the Hispanic art forms of santos and colchas. The exhibition’s Humanities Discussion Panel series offers audiences several opportunities to join the conversation through direct dialogue with the Following the Manito Trail scholars and the project’s cultural community network. This exhibition will travel to two more locations in northern New Mexico, one in Santa Fe County and one in Rio Arriba County.
Year: 2021
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