This workshop will connect communities with acequia research to help mayordomos, commissioners, and parciantes understand scientific results and real-world implications. Co-author/researchers from NMSU, UNM, and Sandia Labs will discuss acequias in terms of hydrology, sociology, anthropology, range science, system dynamics, and more.
Including question and answer sessions and a community-oriented discussion about future acequia research potentials.
When a network of like-minded groups, institutions and individuals starts to gel, instances of sympathetic connection and causal commonality start to emerge with increasing frequency. Taking on lives and vitalities of their own.
The video document you find here, by Manitos media artist Mark Perez, is one such instance.
As a child of diaspora, my cultural linkages are often broken in ways that fly under the radar. A person can get quite used to cultural magpie behavior to fill voids in identity formation. A certain cosmopolitanism sets in and become a way of life, until challenged out of the blue on unlikely occasions. This New Year’s Morning as I conscientiously set about making black-eyed peas for luck in the coming New Year, I texted my prima to see if…
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