Journal

The system of trading posts in the arid southwest had an enormous impact on how the area was shaped, both economically and in the minds and imaginations of travelers to the area. One such post was established by Jack Michelson and his wife, Mildred, in 1932 in the growing city of Albuquerque. Mildred’s maiden name […]
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The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, established by Congress in 1935 as part of the US Department of the Interior, has the mission of promoting and protecting Native artists and their work. Knowing the difficulties Native artists face in marketing their work and receiving a fair price for it, the IACB takes a multi-pronged approach […]
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Some languages show rather than tell. Throughout human history people have used pictures, colors and materials to convey concepts, events and beliefs. These “languages” reflect the world around us and help us see into the lives of those who came before us. A good example of this type of communication is found in the materials […]
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New Mexico True. It’s a statement that’s become synonymous with the best of experiences our state has to offer. Authentic, real experiences, based on the most honest and transparent statements, that offer visitors a chance to build a great memory. The words promise the delivery of met expectations and true workmanship. And those words are […]
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