All Stories Tagged 'Jemez' (5)

Jim Yepa Brought Rez Ball To Duke City In 1965; 100 Teams Played In 2008 Tourney

            In 1965 at age 27, Jimmy Yepa of Jemez Pueblo and Laguna Pueblo, a graduate of Santa Fe Indian School, started a basketball tournament in New Mexico which he called the All Across the Indian National All Indian Basketball Tournament.

            How big it was in 1965 is not known but teams from across the country were involved. In 2008 the tournament reached its zenith with  100 teams playing in three gyms across Albuquerque simultaneously with the annual All Indian Pow…


Added by Ben Moffett on November 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

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Added by Phil_0 on July 1, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Things I've Seen Lately, But Don't Have Pictures to Prove

I always like to litter my posts with some nice photos. Last week, I was thinking about what to write for this week's entry. I thought, ah-ha!, I should just toss my camera into my purse and take pictures of interesting things as I go along. Then I'll write it up. So naturally I forgot to put my camera in my purse. And then I forgot some more. And I saw all sorts of interesting things, but don't have pictures to prove them. I'll just have to… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on August 19, 2010 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

Jemez Falls, Jemez River and the Soda Dam

As much as I hate to see what the public has done to my old stomping grounds and more traffic, I still love my Jemez Mts.

My son-in-law is not from NM and so we spent some time, this summer, showing some of our favorites. Jemez Falls is always number one on my list but we didn't spend time there. It was just too crowded and that takes all the fun out of it. So we ventured down stream to the Soda Dam.

Those who have only recently been acquainted with this area, have no idea… Continue

Added by judysims on October 3, 2009 at 5:16pm — No Comments

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