Transplant Belen-er Doug Rietz has made it his goal to visit as many of New Mexico's sights as possible, putting many of us (or maybe mostly just me) to shame with his enthusiasm for and dedication to documenting some of the best sites in the state. Here are a bunch of his videos, which document his travels.…
Here's a little ditty by local legend Lewie Wickham of the Wickham Brothers. Lewie was a fixture at the "T" House in Corrales for years. Any of you remember those days? Lewie sure knew how to write a great song. Here's a video of Lewie talking about his life growing up in New Mexico and…Continue
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The last of the original Navajo Code Talkers, Chester Nez of Albuquerque, passed away on June 4 of this year. Chester Nez was 93 and one of the original 29 U.S. Marine Code Talkers. When the Marines came to his Arizona boarding school looking for Navajo speakers to help in the war effort against the Japanese, Nez was a young 10th grader. Ironically, a language that many Navajos were discouraged from using when they were sent off to boarding schools became the very…Continue
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(The interview follows this brief introduction).
Larry Tuttle earned six varsity letters and two freshman letters during his four
years of eligibility at the University of New Mexico. He was a three-year varsity
letterman in both basketball and baseball for the 1949-50, 1950-51 and 1951-52 seasons.
Tuttle was an All-Border Conference selection in basketball in 1949-50 and all-America
honorable mention, and a 2004…
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The Days of the Dead have become almost as much of a yearly ritual in Albuquerque as they are south of the border in Mexico. The city’s annual Day of the Dead Parade attracts some ten thousand people. Often called The Day of the Dead (singular), this festival honoring death…Continue
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Art, music, theater, birds and roller derby! It is all happening here in ABQ!
Friday, November 7
The University of New Mexico is one of 20 schools throughout the country participating in the Credit Karma Campus Challenge. The competition, sponsored by Credit Karma and hosted by EdVenture Partners, challenges students to create an integrated marketing campaign aimed at educating the target market on the value of understanding and managing credit through Credit Karma and…Continue
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