The New Mexico Governor’s Mansion Foundation is releasing a new short film narrated by award-winning author Hampton Sides that tells the story of New Mexico’s historic Governor’s Mansion. With tours of the home cancelled due to COVID-19, the film provides a rare opportunity to see parts of the building and grounds that are seldom on display. Check out this short trailer and find the full-length video HERE.
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Out of over 500 Indian Nations across the burgeoning union, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was the first President to acknowledged the sovereignty of New Mexico’s 19 Pueblos.
I had been thinking about this mission for a long time and I finally find myself in the Santa Fe library seated in front of this antique microfilm viewer the size of a small refrigerator and I have loaded the reel containing the early 1958 issues of the Santa Fe New Mexican. I was not sure why I had this unremitting need to know more about Alfred Morang. I had first seen his work painted on the adobe walls across … Read More
While it is one of the newest states in the US, admitted to the union in only 1912, New Mexico’s history is an ancient one. The name ‘New Mexico’, or Nuevo Mexico in Spanish, was given to the region as late as 1563, more than two hundred years before US independence from Britain. Even the state’s current capital, Santa Fe, was founded as a capital of New Spain in 1610. For thousands of years, the region that would one day … Read More