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"I was sitting in a prison, looking at the civil rights and the anti-war movement passing us by. I wanted to get out so bad to be a part of this movement. It was a new feeling out there, of a different kind of patriotism. Patriotism to human rights, to life instead of death. I wanted to be part of it. Just going to the police department en masse, there was like 200 of us. Just two weeks before that, we were scared to go by ourselves. We found strength in 200 of us, all Indian people, who had been beaten, mugged, arrested. Now here we were, we were going back to that same police department that arrested us and we were demanding action. It felt good to finally sense that there was power in unity, power in numbers." - Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement co-founder more
Anakaela performing Singing Me Softly With His Song All Proceeds Donated to the Native American Relief Fund through July 1st more
Maria Samora is one of the most well-known, contemporary Native American jewelers. Since winning first place at the Santa Fe Indian Market in 2005, she went on to win again in 2007 and in 2009. She was the poster child for Indian Market that year - the first jeweler ever. Since then, her jewelry has become highly coveted by influencers and collectors. Her designs are inspired by Pueblo Indian tradition but are elegant and timeless in their minimalist simplicity. more
Just as the Red Willow Creek has flowed through the Taos Pueblo mountains, so centuries of artistic craftsmanship, drawn from the everyday lives and experiences of Taos Pueblo ancestors, flowed down from generation to generation. Now come the lesser-known but newest generation of young artists at Taos Pueblo, who are developing unique approaches and styles all their own. more
Taos Pueblo filmmakers interested in developing their media-arts projects are eligible to receive funding through the newly established Senator John Pinto Memorial Filmmakers Fund. Individual Native filmmakers can use funds toward any aspect of production. This can include, film, TV, video games or audio visual projects. more
Edwin Concha has been named Taos Pueblo Governor and Gary Lujan as the tribe's War Chief for 2020, according to the respective tribal offices Thursday (Jan. 2). more
Drawing from his roots at Taos Pueblo and his travels around the world, Grammy and Nammy (Native American Music Awards) recipient Robert Mirabal creates an entirely unique experience for his audiences. Mirabal joins with family and friends once again this season for a show that includes storytelling, music, dance and visual imagery. more
The 34th annual Thanksgiving Powwow at Taos Pueblo was a benefit for the Taos Day School. Many kids from the tribe's Headstart school were also on-hand to participate in the intertribal dances. more
Erika T. Wurth's newest novel, "You Who Enter Here," is not your typical New Mexico story. There are no farmers or curanderas, no historical figures or famous artists. There are no scenic backdrops with rivers and mountains and old adobe homes. more
The president of Oklevueha Native American Church, a controversial religious organization that uses certain narcotics in "healing ceremonies," says that a Carson resident arrested last month for … more
By Rick RomancitoA lecture titled "Farming with Rocks" is no joke. That's a subject on which former New Mexico state archaeologist Glenna Dean is an expert and which she hopes to share with her … more
After a break last year, the Taos Pueblo Powwow renewed its three decade-plus tradition with a colorful well attended first Grand Entry Friday (July 12) ... more
The Taos Pueblo Powwow doesn’t really happen for Richard Archuleta until he’s standing on the announcer’s stand watching the colorful regalia — feathers, … more
When Taos Pueblo fashion designer and artist Patricia Michaels was asked to participate in a Edward M. Kennedy Institute juried show stemming from the famous … more
Jim Kristofic has written four books. His latest, “Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School,” is a detailed history tracing the story of Ganado Mission on the Navajo Indian ... more
It was in retrospect a "scorched earth" policy. After decades of conflict between Diné warriors and white colonists, the United States military decided enough was enough.So, in … more
This is a town that cherishes its holiday traditions. Since 1992, one of the most deeply loved of these traditions has been an annual show by legendary Taos Pueblo composer, musician, … more
The Taos Pueblo Artisan Market, happening Friday through Sunday (Nov. 30-Dec. 2), comes just in the nick of time for holiday shoppers looking for a weekend activity sure to inspire. … more
The following is an interview with Jack Hopkins, son of the late Taos Pueblo artist Merina Lujan Hopkins, whose Indian name was Pop Chalee and the name with which she signed her … more
French-Lakotan Pati Martinson, the interim director for Native American Food Sovereignty and current director of Taos County Economic Development Corp., said, "Connecting food to … more
La Hacienda de Los Martínez in Lower Ranchitos will host "Reconciling for Peace in the Valley of the Río Pueblo de Taos" Saturday (Oct. 13), beginning at 10 a.m."It will be … more
Despite Fall Arts grabbing center stage, Taos Pueblo/Hopi jeweler and silversmith Jacqueline Gala has her nose to the grindstone, well, more like her metal buffer, getting ready for San Geronimo Day, … more
"I'm the first Taos Pueblo artist to have a solo exhibit at The Taos Inn," said David Gary Suazo. This is a point of pride not only for Suazo, but for the Taos community. That's … more
Millicent Rogers Museum Executive Director Dr. Caroline Fernald had some big news when she put out her latest newsletter. Aside from noting the success of the museum’s annual … more
Autumn in Taos can conjure up different things to different people. For some, it's the anticipation of a bountiful ski season (and lots of snow!) or the exciting art festivals in September, Halloween … more
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