The Politics of Multiculturalism in New Mexico
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: University of Nebraska Press
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List of Illustrations
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...project in 2001, and it is a pleasure to be able to thank them now. is Ernest Ortega, whose indefatigability, keen intellect, and com-brought me into the nps as a volunteer, invited me to attend meet-da Barrett, Kathy Billings, Suzanne Copping, Cecilia Matic, Bob The staff of the Palace of the Governors patiently put up with ...
A Note on Terminology
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The names for the various groups that have settled in New Mexico are notoriously problematic, since none are universally acceptable and most are homogenizing. The terms “Pueblo,” “Indian,” and “Native American” are all European or Euro-American inventions. Native peoples often prefer to identify themselves more specifi cally ...
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...national heritage areas are both places and administrative frame-works. They cover nationally signifi cant, living cultural land-the federal government to promote historic preservation, cultural from high desert to forested mountains and has a long history of multicultural settlement (see fi g. 1). The heritage area would com-...
1. Constructing History at the Palace of the Governors
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...north side of the Santa Fe plaza, has always been Santa Fe’s most famous landmark. Its front facade has become a tourist icon (see fi g. 2). Under the front portal of the Palace, Indian artists display handcrafted jewelry, pottery, and other goods, and tourists amble along, inspecting the art and enjoying a quintessential New Mex-...
2. Authenticity under the Palace Portal
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Perhaps the most important, and certainly the most popular, part of the Palace of the Governors today is the portal market. Almost winter, Indian artists sit with their backs against the front wall of the Palace under Nusbaum’s restored portal (see fi g. 9). In front of them they neatly display handmade jewelry, pottery, and other ...
3. Heritage and Recognition in the Española Valley
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...84/285, through a high desert landscape of canyons and mesas, to a very different place. The city of Española is smaller and poorer than Santa Fe. Although tourists drive through Española on their way between Santa Fe and Taos, they usually see little more than a congested strip of highway lined with businesses that seeming-...
4. The Politics of Preservation in Las Trampas
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One of the paintings in the Española Misión is of the church of San José de Gracia in the mountain village of Las Trampas, which pas has captivated the imagination of Anglo-Americans since they cially since the 1960s, writers have described the adobe church as one of the fi nest, most important, and best-preserved Spanish ...
5. Anthropology, Heritage, and Multicultural Justice
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Anthropology and the heritage industry are closely related, espe-eminent “laboratory” for both archaeological and ethnographic search was tied to tourism development, as the early history of tral Puebloan ruins, and these parks became key sites for the pub-lic interpretation of both past and present Indian cultures (Fine ...
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...an active organization. An executive director is working with an assistant from an offi ce in Española. It has taken a long time to ervation projects, art and music programs, petroglyph recording, video projects, the construction of an earthen oven at the Españo-la farmers’ market, performances and festivals, agricultural revi-...
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Publication Year: 2013