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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture

NEW MEXICO COLLECTIONS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE

Compiled by: Lanah Koelle
Series editor: Ann Hoog

Revised: November 2010


For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

AFS 751-819: Helen H. Roberts American Indian and Pacific Island Recordings Collection
Sixty-nine 12-inch discs of music and spoken word recorded, originally on wax cylinders, in California, East Africa, Hawaii, Jamaica, Montana, New Mexico, Samoa, Tahiti, and Tonga by Martha Beckwith, Henry E. Crampton, Frank Hurley, Bernice M. King, Walter McClintock, Helen H. Roberts, Claude Schaeffer, and others. Donated by Helen H. Roberts, 1936. The collection includes 42 pages of lists and notes.

AFS 755: One disc, copied from two cylinders, containing American cowboy songs recorded in Black Mesa, New Mexico, ca. 1929-30. (tape copy on LWO 4872 reel 53)

AFC 1940/002 : Juan B. Rael Collection
Thirty-six 12-inch discs and 650 pages of print materials of religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. The collection includes correspondence, administrative materials, recording logs, song transcriptions and translations, and materials generated in the process of creating the online presentation. In 1940, Juan Bautista Rael of Stanford University, a native of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, used disc recording equipment supplied by the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture) to document alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes in Alamosa, Manassa, and Antonito, Colorado, and in Cerro and Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico. (includes AFS 3905-3940) [catalog record] [finding aid] [online presentation]

AFC 1940/016: John A. Lomax Recordings of Cowboy Songs of New Mexico
One 12-inch disc of four cowboy songs sung by New Mexican cowboys: "Coma-ti-yippy-yi" and "Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little dogies" sung by Lloyd Shillings; and "Jesse James" and "The Dying Cowboy" sung by Texas Archer. Recorded in Washington, D.C., by John Lomax, January 1940. (8 minutes; LWO 4872 reel 301A) (includes AFS 4420) [catalog record]

AFS 6144-6151: J. D. Robb New Mexico Recordings
Eight 12-inch discs of Spanish American folk songs recorded in New Mexico by J.D. Robb, 1944. (LWO 4872 reel 397)

AFC 1942/016: Songs and Dialog from Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico
Eleven 16-inch discs of songs and dialog sung by Governor Elias Jiron, custodian of songs for the Isletta Pueblo, Albuquerque, New Mexico, assisted by Diego Abieta, official spokesman for the tribe. Drum accompaniment. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, through the courtesy of Mr. Bradley of the National Archives, by Alan Lomax and Arthur Semmig, ca. 1942. (includes AFS 6317-6327) (LWO 4872 reels 402A-404A)

AFC 1942/024: Willard Rhodes 1942-1943 Field Recordings Collection
Fifty-seven 12-inch discs of Sioux, Assiniboine, Ute, and Navajo songs recorded by Willard Rhodes in 1942 in Wanblee and Pine Ridge, South Dakota; Towaoc and Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado; Toadalena, Shiprock, and Fort Wingate, New Mexico; Pine Springs, Fort Defiance, and Lukachukai, Arizona. The collection also includes two Potawatomi songs recorded in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1943. The recordings were made for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Education Division. (includes AFS 12,139-12,196) (LWO 5111 reels 392B-396A)

AFS 7611: American Indian Songs
One disc of of Indian songs sung by Perry A. Keahtigh, Kiowa, Anardarko, Oklahoma, and Private Calvin Solimon, Paguate, Valencia, Co., Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory of the Library of Congress, by B.A. Botkin, Arthur Semmig, and John P. Harrington, November 1, 1944.

AFS 9610-9628: J.D. Robb / Spanish and Indian Folk Songs
Nineteen 12-inch discs of Spanish folk songs and American Indian songs. Recorded by J.D. Robb for the University of New Mexico Project. (tape copy on LWO 5111)

AFC 1949/001: Willard Rhodes 1949 Field Recordings Collection
Thirty-two 12-inch discs and one 10-inch disc of Washoe, Navajo, Apache, Crow, Paiute, Warm Springs, Klamath, Walapai, Havasupai, Hopi, Zuni, and Taos songs, recorded in Stewart and Pyramid Lake, Nevada; Peach Springs, Grand Canyon, Second Mesa, Fort Defiance, Polacca,and Oraibi, Arizona; and Fort Wingate and Window Rock, New Mexico, by Willard Rhodes, summer 1949. Sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Education Division. (includes AFS 12,263-12,295)

AFC 1950/007: Arthur L. Campa Collection of Spanish Folk Songs
Thirty 12-inch discs of 50 Mexican songs, 30 songs sung in English, and four instrumentals. Recorded at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, by Don Almera, Arthur L. Campa, and Roberto Peraza, 1948-50. Part of the University of New Mexico Recording Project. (includes AFS 9629-9658) (tape copy on LWO 5111 reels 247-249A)

AFS 10,119-10,131: Arthur L. Campa Collection of Spanish American Folk Music from New Mexico
Thirteen 12-inch discs of Spanish American folk music of New Mexico recorded for the University of New Mexico by Arthur L. Campa. Recorded ca. 1950.

AFC 1952/005: Willard Rhodes and Louise B. Johannaber 1952 Field Recordings Collection
Two 10-inch tapes of primarily American Indian music recorded in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Utah by Louise B. Johannaber and Willard Rhodes, summer 1952, for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Includes selections of Ecuadorian Indian music. (includes AFS 14,624-14,625) (LWO 6692 reels 7-8)

AFS 12,332-12,342: J.D. Robb / Music of the Southwest
Nine 7-inch, one 5-inch, and one 3-inch tapes of folk songs and "Spanish-American" dances, performed by Ray Reed and others. Recorded in Arizona and New Mexico, by J.D. Robb, June 6, 1951, and December 31, 1953. The collection includes two pages of notes and a recording log.

AFC 1970/013: Robert A. Black Duplication Project
Nineteen 10-inch tapes of Acoma, Hopi, Laguna, Pueblo, and Zuni chants and music performed by various people. Recorded in Arizona and New Mexico by Robert A. Black, 1957-1965. The collection includes 11 pages of correspondence, logs, and notes. (includes AFS 14,059-14,077) (LWO 5800) [catalog record]

AFC 1970/014: Carl B. Johnson Duplication Project
One 10-inch tape of Navajo music originally recorded on cylinders in New Mexico by Geoffrey O'Hara, ca. 1914. (includes AFS 14,078) (LWO 5930; LWO 19377 reel 1) [catalog record]

AFC 1970/024: Pioneers Foundation Oral History Collection
Fourteen 7-inch tapes of New Mexico pioneer folklore and oral history recorded in early 1950s by Lou Blachly. Topics include the cattle and mining industry, coming to the southwest in covered wagons, Apache wars, eyewitness accounts of the violence of the West including recollections of Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy, Black Jack Ketchum, Curly Bill Brocus, the McCarthy's, Broncho Bill, etc. Most informants 80-90 years of age. (includes AFS 14,141-14,154) [catalog record]

AFC 1970/042: Benjamin A. Botkin Duplication Project, 1950-1958
Four 10-inch tapes of narratives, radio programs, and songs recorded in California, Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and Washington, D.C., by Benjamin A. Botkin and the Voice of America, 1949-58. The collection includes five pages of notes. Includes Botkin's Western trip of 1950, Voice of America folklore programs; air checks from ca. 1952-53 including a program honoring Carl Sandburg's 75th birthday; and selections from Botkin's Southern trip of 1949. (includes AFS 14,218-14,221) [catalog record]

AFS 14,315: Southwest Museum Duplication Project
One 10-inch tape, copied from wax cylinders, of Cheyenne, Arapaho, Santo Domingo Pueblo (New Mexico), and Maidu music. Recorded by Frances Densmore for the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, California. (LWO 6179)

AFS 15,459-15,523: J.D. Robb / Folk Music of the Southwest
Sixty-three 7-inch and two 5-inch tapes of principally Mexican American music; also includes music from Mexico, Nepal, Spain, and Venezuela. Recorded by John Donald Robb in New Mexico and elsewhere, 1939-73. Principally Mexican American, but also American Indian and Anglo (cowboy, instrumental, etc.).

AFC 1973/028 : Laura Boulton Collection

AFS 16,152-16,277: Laura Boulton Collection (part 9)
One hundred twenty-six 10-inch discs recorded primarily in New Mexico among the Navajo, Hopi, Winnebago, Mescalero, Sioux and Jemez Pueblo Indians, by Laura Boulton, 1933. (tape copy on LWO 7551 reels 28A-34B)

AFC 1973/025 : John S. Candelairo / American Indian Music
Two audiocassettes of Fuss and Feathers, includes American Indian music recorded among Western tribes ca. 1953-1973, by John S. Candelairo of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Narrated by James Atkinson. (#KC-20 and KC-26) (includes AFS 16,982-16,983)

AFC 1977/038: Monroe Benton Collection of Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial and Flagstaff All-Indian Pow-Wow Recordings
Five 7-inch tapes of songs, chants and dance music of the Apache, Crow, Cuchan, Hopi, Kiowa, Laguna, Navajo, Oyeh, Pima, Santa Anna, Ute, and Zuni Indians. Largely recorded at Inter-Tribal Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico, August 14, 1969; also at All-Indian Pow Wow, Flagstaff, Arizona, July 4, 1969, and elsewhere. (includes AFS 19,182-19,186) [catalog record]

AFC 1979/033: University of New Mexico Recordings of the Santa Rosa Fiesta
Two 10-inch tapes of Santa Rosa Fiesta at Santa Rosa Catholic Church, Santa Rosa, New Mexico, August 20, 1977. Gift from the Archive of Southwestern Music, Fine Arts Library, University of New Mexico. (includes AFS 19,371-19,372) (LWO 12,897)

AFS 19,471-19,501: School of American Research Cylinder Duplication Project, Part I
Thirty-one 10-inch tapes of the School of American Research Cylinder Duplication Project, Part I. Includes Keresan music of Acoma Pueblo. Recorded in Pecos, New Mexico, by Bernhardt A. Reuter, ca. 1929-30.

AFS 19,502-19,513: School of American Research Cylinder Duplication Project, Part II
Twelve 10-inch tapes copied from cylinders of American Indian and Mexican music and spoken word. Recorded by Ernest Beaglehole, Helen H. Roberts, and members of the 1931 Ethnology Field Training Group. Acquired on exchange from the School of American Research, 1979.

AFS 19,509-19,513: Five tapes of Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache music. Recorded at the Mescalero Apache reservation, New Mexico, by Jules Blumensohn [aka. Jules Henry], Paul Franks, and perhaps Morris Opler, Reginia Flannery, Sol Tax, and J.P. Gillin, summer 1931.

AFS 19,514: University of New Mexico / American Indian Recordings
One 12-inch disc labeled "Sioux Songs - Sioux Singer - Hindus Collection." Received from the Fine Arts Library of the University of New Mexico, ca. 1979.

AFS 19,632-19,710: Jack Loeffler and Katherine Strain / Spanish Folk Music from New Mexico
Seventy 7-inch tapes of Spanish and other folk music from New Mexico recorded in 1977-1978 by Jack Loeffler and Katherine Strain. Performers include Abenicio Montoya, George Romero, Benny Bustos, Jose Archuleta, Julia Jaramillo, Pablo Trujillo, Juan Olguin, Vicentito Montoya, Margarito Olivas, Jose D. Romero, Remijio Romero, Guadalupe Urioste, Jose G. Martinez, Enrique Yara, Landro Torrez, Dan Torrez, Al Thrasher, Mr. Plotner, John Hill, Gil Salazar, Antonio Chavez, Virginia Bernal, Adolfo Trujillo, Louis Martinez, Louis Olguin, Rafael Martinez, Gregorio Ruiz, Manuel Ruiz, Evaristo Lucero, Juan Mascarenas, Floyd Aguilar, Sam Armijo, Toney Sanchez, Pedro Joe Sanchez, Reymundo Anaya, Santiago Martinez, Rafelita Martinez, Jake Olguin, Floyd Olguin, Clara Olguin. (LWO 15,510)

AFS 21,341-21,343: Federal Cylinder Project - Mescalero Apache
Three 10-inch tapes, copied from 48 wax cylinders, of Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache music performed by Sam Chino, Ch'uu K'aanee, and others. Recorded at the Mescalero Apache reservation, New Mexico, probably by Jules Blumensohn [aka Jules Henry], Paul Frank, Morris Opler, Regina Flannery, J.P. Gillin or Sol Tax, summer 1931. Sponsored by the Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

AFS 22,170-22,171: Wheelwright Museum of Pueblo Indian Music
Fourteen cylinders of Navajo music ("Blessing Way Chant" and "Bead Way Chant") recorded by George Herzog, January 1932 in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Keresan (Chochiti Pueblo) recorded in Cochiti Pueblo by Inez Duddington, May 5-14. Also includes Hopi and Tiwa (Taos Pueblo) recorded in various locations in New Mexico. (RWA 4835-4836)

AFS 22,499: Robert Sayers / Doc Williams Collection
One 5-inch tape of fiddle tunes performed by Doc Williams of Flagstaff, Arizona, along with discussion of his life in the saddlemaker's trade in Arizona and New Mexico. Recorded in Flagstaff, Arizona, by Robert Sayers , November 1971.

AFC 1979/010: Geraldine Saunders Songbook
Photocopy of a songbook compiled by Myrtle Edna Brewster Duncan of New Mexico during the 1920s and 1930s.

AFC 1981/018: Ethnic Broadcasting in America Collection
Eighteen 7-inch tapes, two five-inch tapes, and 117 cassettes of ethnic radio broadcasts recorded for the Ethnic Broadcasting in America Project of the American Folklife Center. Recorded mostly off the air by Elena Bradunas, Theodore Grame, Alan Jabbour, and others at various locations in the United States, 1977-78. Documentation includes Theodore Grame's Ethnic Broadcasting in the United States (Washington, D.C.: American Folklife Center, 1980) and 6 linear inches of manuscript materials.

AFS 23,020: One tape containing a Spanish language radio broadcast from KBSO (103.4 FM), Española, New Mexico. Recorded April 30, 1978. (RYA 2894)

AFS 23,028-23,029: Two tapes containing two Spanish language radio broadcasts from KDCE (970 AM), Española, New Mexico. Recorded April 29-30, 1978.

AFC 1986/022: Center for Applied Linguistics Collection
Fifty-nine 10-inch tapes of public speeches and other utterances containing dialect samples, recorded at various locations in North America by various collectors, and compiled by the Center for Applied Linguistics for a project entitled "A Survey and Collection of American English Dialect Recordings." The collection includes fourteen linear inches of documentation, including an introduction and preface, a list of contents, content summaries, and transcripts. Collectors and interviewees vary, representing approximately 43 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Canada, and Puerto Rico. (RWB 3848-3906) [catalog record] [online presentation]

AFS 24,304: One tape containing conversations with 16 residents of New Mexico of various ages about going to school, religious and social life, health care, etc. Recorded in New Mexico, 1977. Collected by Donna Christian and Walt Wolfram.

AFS 24,354B: One tape containing conversations with 4 residents of Zuni, New Mexico, discussing a variety of issues concerning American Indian healthcare, home remedies, traditional values, pottery, going to school, etc. Recorded in Zuni, New Mexico, by Keith Cunningham, 1984.

AFC 1986/023 : Rio Grande Arts Center / "Tradiciones del Valle" Collection
One hundred eighteen 7-inch tapes of Anglo American fiddle tunes and songs, and primarily Hispanic popular and traditional musical forms; also includes customs, interviews, proverbs, riddles, and stories. Recorded in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico by Dana Everts, May September 1985, for the Rio Grande Arts Center. The collection includes two linear inches of notes. Includes penitente songs, alavados, comdos, canciones, versos, and dance band music; also interviews, storytelling, proverbs, riddles, oraciones, customs, and verbal remedies documented. Fieldwork intended for production of radio programs produced by KRZA public radio in Alamosa [see AFC 1986/043 for the radio programs]. Funded by Folk Arts Program of NEA and by the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities Folk Arts Program. (includes AFS 26,270-26,387)

AFC 1990/004: Ruben Cobos Hispanic Folk Music of the Southwest Collection
Fifty-three wire spools of recordings of Hispanic folk music and songs from the Southwest. Recorded by Ruben Cobos. Donated by the University of New Mexico, 1990.

AFC 1991/032: New Mexico Folklife Project Collection, 1984-1985
Documentation from consultancies by Carl Fleischhauer to the Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe, N.M.) in the summers of 1984 and 1985, with fieldworker Laurie Beth Kalb. In 1984, Kalb documented the art of Hispanic carvers in northern New Mexico; in 1985 she contributed to a joint project of the Museum and the New Mexico Historic Preservation Office (HPO), who had contracted with Boyd Pratt to survey historic architecture in the northeastern quadrant of New Mexico. Fleischhauer, Kalb, and Pratt conducted a short folklife survey in Clayton and Mosquero. Topics documented include Hispanic art, folk art, and culture, Pop Shaffer's folk art environments, and recordings of a livestock auction in Clayton. Kalb's original field documents and reports are archived at the Museum of International Folk Art.

AFC 1992/001: 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series Collection
Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performances from the 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series. Recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress. [catalog record] [finding aid]

The following includes documentation from the June 25, 1992, concert of Santa Clara Pueblo Dancers, New Mexico.

AFC 1992/001: SR7: One 10-inch tape containing the concert. (1 hour)

AFC 1992/001: V7: One videocassette of the concert. (1 hour)

AFC 1992/001: Folder 15: One envelope containing a concert flier autographed by the performers, unsigned fliers, and news clippings.

AFC 1992/001: Folders 16-19: Four folders containing 4 black-and-white 35 mm contact sheets (76 images) and 7 8x10 black-and-white photoprints. Photographed by Reid Baker and possibly Yusef El- Amin.

AFC 1992/001: Envelope 7: One envelope containing 10 color slides from the concert. Photographer unknown.

AFC 1996/073: Zuni Pueblo Storytelling Collection
Nineteen individuals telling over 800 stories, including 7 or 8 narrators relating hour-long telapna:we, a traditional form of Zuni folktale. Recorded in 1966 and 1967 in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. Purpose of the project was to recover American Indian oral historical traditions.

AFC 1997/011: Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection
Lands' End in cooperation with Good Housekeeping magazine sponsored quilt contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996. The collection consists of visual images, entry blanks, and essays written by entrants, as well as Lands End administrative files and correspondence pertinent to the promotion of the contest. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Numerous types and styles of needlework, quilting, patchwork, applique and embroidery are represented among the visual images. [catalog record] [finding aid] [online presentation]

AFC 1999/001: Newport Folk Festival 1963 and 1966
Fifty-four audiocassettes documenting performances at the 1963 and 1966 Newport Folk Festivals. Major performers of the period are represented, including Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, Mississippi John Hurt, Sam Hinton, Jean Ritchie, Judy Collins, Doc Watson, Joan Baez, Jean Redpath, Bess Hawes, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, John Lee Hooker, Mike Seeger, Maybelle Carter, Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, Theo Bikel, Freedom Singers, Ed McCurdy, Paul Clayton, Bernice Johnson (Reagon), Dave Van Ronk, John Hammond, New Lost City Ramblers, Tony Saletan, John Cohen, Bill Monroe, David McAllester, Peter, Paul, and Mary, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jimmy Driftwood, Bukka White, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, Son House, Skip James, Howlin' Wolf, Buffy Ste. Marie, Fannie Lou Hamer, Carolyn Hester, Ali Akbar Khan, Cape Breton Singers, and many others. Also a banjo workshop and a performance by an intertribal Indian group from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

AFC 2000/001: Local Legacies Collection
Four hundred and five linear feet (approximately 90,000 manuscript pages, 475 sound recordings, 13,270 graphic materials, 335 electronic media, and 75 artifacts) of documentation of local festivals, fairs, parades, and other community-based events from each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and trusts. The Local Legacies Collection was donated through the efforts of individuals, organizations, and institutions asked to participate by members of Congress. This project was part of the Library of Congress Bicentennial celebration in the year 2000. [catalog record] [online presentation] [New Mexico Local Legacies]

AFC 2002/021: Cellicion Traditional Zuni Dancers Concert Collection
Sound and video recordings of the performance of traditional music and dance from Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, by the Cellicion Traditional Zuni Dancers. Recorded at the Library of Congress, November 13, 2002. The collection includes black-and-white photos of the concert and two color photographic prints of the group in ceremonial dress. Fernando Cellicion, director of the group, performs flute music based in his own tradition and borrowed from other tribal groups including the Hopi, Rio Grande people, Kiowa, Sioux, and Comanche. The dance group performs songs and dances for intertribal powwows and other public ceremonial occasions. Part of the 2002 Homegrown Concert Series. [catalog record]

AFC 2003/047: Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez Interview collection
Collection consists of biographical and publicity materials for an American Folklife Center sponsored concert, "Roberto & Lorenzo Martinez and the Spanish colonial music and dance of New Mexico," scheduled for September 18, 2003, and canceled due to Hurricane Isabel. A sound recording of an interview with Roberto and Lorenzo Martinez, conducted by New Mexico folk arts coordinator, Claude Stephenson, was recorded on August 27, 2003, and is part of the collection. Roberto Martinez discusses performing in Colorado and Wyoming before moving to New Mexico, discusses corridos he has composed, and discusses performing on radio. His son Lorenzo, a violin player, talks about learning and performing traditional music of New Mexico, some of which was learned from his mother and grandmother. Also included are 4 photographic prints of the performers. [catalog record]

AFC 2004/010: Curtis Cook Zuni Pueblo Storytelling Collection
Five 7-inch tapes, 1 audiocassette, 3 boxes of manuscript material, 196 color slides, 2 black-and-white photographs, and 18 color photographs documenting Zuni language and daily life from 1964-67.

AFC 2005/005: Peggy V. Beck Collection on New Mexican Midwinter Masquerades
The collection consists of Peggy V. Beck’s research materials used to create the exhibition "Oremos, Oremos: New Mexican Midwinter Masquerades," at the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, New Mexico, in 1987. Included are sound recordings of interviews and performances, field notes, photographs, drawings, and videocassettes. Beck conducted interviews in 1986 and 1987 in Costilla, Amalia, Cerro, Arroyo Seco, Taos Pueblo, Taos, Los Cordovas and other locations in New Mexico on Los matachines, an Indo-Hispano dance drama that is an allegorical representation of the meeting of indigenous and European cultures, with characters or groups of dancers representing El Monarca (Montezuma), his bride (Malinche), El Abuelo (Grandfather or ancestral spirit), and El Toro (Bull). Los matachines are the dance, the dancers, musicians, and elders who participate in the tradition. Abuelos and abuelas were a focus of Beck’s research and the collection includes a series of drawings of abuelos. Also documented are the Christmas nativity play, Los Pastores, New Year's plays, and the custom known as Los Dias or Los Manueles, where singers make rounds in the villages to celebrate the New Year. [catalog record]

AFC 2005/029: Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers Concert Collection
Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform Navajo music and dance from Arizona and New Mexico in celebration of Native American Heritage Month, 2005. Concert recorded on November 16, 2005, in the Coolidge Auditorium. Part of the Homegrown 2005 concert series. [catalog record] [concert flyer and webcast]

 

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