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Great American Get-Together in Santa Fe

Program Number: 20684RJ
Start and End Dates:
4/27/2015 - 5/4/2015;
Duration: 7 nights
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Price starting at: $1,999.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Multi-Topic
Meals: 18; 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian; Low Fat; Gluten Free; Low Salt    

Join the most popular Road Scholar instructors for a week of fellowship, learning and fun in one of the most beautiful corners of the United States — Santa Fe, New Mexico. We’ve planned an amazing array of in-depth lectures, field trips and activities— plus a final night gala! Choose from our areas of study in the region’s history, art and culture, or follow a path that leads through New Mexico’s geologic and natural wonders. There is something for everyone, as you experience the best of Road Scholar in Santa Fe!




Highlights

• Immerse yourself in the stories and culture of the region’s many communities, studying Native American and Hispanic influences.
• Experience firsthand the treasures of New Mexico on expert-led field trips to Taos, Los Alamos, Bandelier National Monument, Native American pueblos and museums.
• Stay in luxurious lodgings right in the heart of Santa Fe’s historic district.



Activity Particulars

Walking up to two miles a mile a day over paved and unimproved trails (Bandelier National Monument). Walking around downtown Santa Fe with some uphill segments on uneven sidewalks. Standing for up to an hour and walking for up to an hour on dirt during the pueblo feast day dances. Getting on and off the bus multiple times a day, walking and standing in museums. Elevations from 7000 feet for the duration of the program.



This program has been limited to 150 participants, but the group will be divided into smaller groups for most activities.




Date Specific Information

4-27-2015

This program will feature a visit to San Felipe Pueblo for its Feast Day celebration on May 1, complete with major Arts and Crafts Show



Coordinated by Road Scholar.




Santa Fe

A cosmopolitan city famous for its world-renowned opera, chamber and choral music and for its art and artists, Santa Fe is situated at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Nearby, eight historic, continuously occupied pueblos and small Hispanic villages divulge a heritage that is impeccably preserved in this multi-cultural state capital.



Accommodations
Full service hotel near historic downtown Plaza.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Allen Girdner

Allen Girdner is inquisitive by nature, having grown up the son of a history teacher. For 47 years, he has traveled throughout northern New Mexico for business and pleasure and is constantly on the lookout for anything he can learn about the Land of Enchantment. Allen was educated in New Mexico and with considerable experience working for the state, he has keen insight on the storied Main Street of America known as Route 66.
 
Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter received his Ph.D. in geology from the University of Texas at Austin and has visited and studied plate tectonics and related volcanism around the world, including Iceland, Costa Rica, Mexico, and South America. A Fulbright Fellow, Kirt now works for the U.S. Geological Survey as a field geologist, studying the volcanic history of the Jemez Mountains in northern New Mexico.
 
Mark Utgaard

A resident of New Mexico for more than 40 years, Mark Utgaard enjoys sharing his love for the state’s culture and history with others. He is a former journalist and editor, and for 20 years, owned an importing business that offered traditional and contemporary handcrafts from Colombia for wholesale in North America, Asia and the Caribbean. During the 1960s and 1970s, Mark traveled to Europe several times as a member of youth orchestras, and later worked as a travel manager for other youth choirs and orchestras journeying to Europe. He has been a Road Scholar group leader and instructor for six years. In his free time, Mark likes to make furniture from old wood and he is learning to play the button accordion.
 
Jerry Rightman

Who would have ever thought that a retired veterinarian would become a dedicated art lecturer? Jerry Rightman is just that person and is an active member in the art community of Santa Fe, applying his talents as a docent at the New Mexico Museum of Art and the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. He has received rave reviews for the many years that he has been teaching for Road Scholar.
 
Anne Hillerman

Anne Hillerman, the daughter of crime novelist Tony Hillerman, is the author of six books and is an experienced journalist. She has received awards for her work from the National Federation of Press Women and the New Mexico Press Association. She is the director of Wordharvest Writers Workshops and the Tony Hillerman Writers Conference: Focus on Mystery. She and her husband, Don Strel, authored the book "Tony Hillerman's Landscape." Anne lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
  Santa Fe 7 nights
 Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Type: Full Service Hotel
  Description: This charming hotel is located three blocks from the historic downtown Plaza and is surrounded by Santa Fe restaurants and shops with convenient transportation nearby. 100% non-smoking facility.
  Contact info: 100 Sandoval Street
Santa Fe, NM 87507 USA
phone: 505-988-2811
web: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-mexico/hilton-santa-fe-historic-plaza-SFEHIHF/index.html
  Room amenities: Southwest motif, Hilton Serenity Bed and Amenity Collections, coffee and tea service, ironing boards, robes, hair dryer and makeup mirror
  Facility amenities: Business Center, complimentary printing service, fax, express mail, notary public, office rental, photocopying service, video conferencing available, video messaging, video phone, 24-hour Pavilion Pantry Market, laundry-valet service, ATM, baggage storage, bar area, concierge desk, elevators, gift shop, guest activity/recreation desk, lounge, multi-lingual staff, room service, fitness room, pool
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: best seasonal rates Request additional nights directly from hotel prior to arrival by calling 505-988-2811.
  Check in time: 3:00 PM
  Additional nights after: best seasonal rates Request additional nights directly from hotel prior to arrival by calling 505-988-2811.
  Check out time: 12:00 PM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
On Day 1, hotel check-in is available from 3:00-5:30 p.m. The program commences with Registration from 4:00-5:30 p.m. You will be staying at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza Hotel that night. You will be staying at Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza that night.
  End of Program:
The program concludes on Day 8 with breakfast. Hotel checkout by is by 12:00 Noon. You will be staying at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza Hotel the night before. You will be staying at Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
There is a daily fee for parking at the hotel. Participants have access to their vehicles throughout the program.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Santa Fe
  Nearest city or town:  Albuquerque
  Nearest highway: I-25
  Nearest airport:  Albuquerque International Sunport and Santa Fe Municipal Airport (very small airport; commuter flights only)
  From End of Program
  Location: Santa Fe
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Albuquerque to Santa Fe

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Charter by Road Scholar
phone: 505-983-0613

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Round-trip transfers to and from Albuquerque Sunport included in program cost
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

Approximately 70 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

65 miles

   

You will be contacted prior to the program's start date with your departure time and information about the trip. Upon arrival at the Albuquerque Sunport, go to the baggage claim area and look for the "Road Scholar" signs.

 

Santa Fe to Albuquerque

 

To Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Charter by Road Scholar
phone: 505-983-0613

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Round trip shuttle fee from Santa Fe hotels to Albuquerque Sunport included in program cost
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

Approximately 70 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

65 miles

   

You will be notified in your welcome packet upon arrival at the hotel about your return transportation to Albuquerque Sunport, based on your departure time. We will have Road Scholar staff available to help you If you have questions or need assistance.

 
Driving Directions
  From Albuquerque International Airport Take Interstate I-25 North. Exit at St. Francis Drive. Continue to Cerrillos Road. Turn right on Cerrillos Road and veer left onto Sandoval Street. Continue for 1/2 mile. The HILTON SANTA FE HISTORIC PLAZA is located at 100 Sandoval, which will be on the left-hand side of the street. Free parking in the hotel parking lot.
  From North and South on I-25 From I-25 (all directions) take the St. Francis/Santa Fe Plaza exit; continue to Cerrillos Road. Turn right on Cerrillos Road. Access the left lane, follow the left split which turns into Sandoval Street. Remain on Sandoval Street for 1/2 mile. The HILTON SANTA FE HISTORIC PLAZA is on the left hand side of Sandoval Street after crossing over West Alameda. There is no parking fee at the Hilton's parking lot.
Elevation Note: Santa Fe is at an elevation of 7,000' above sea level.

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Hotel Check-In / Program Registration / Welcome Dinner / Orientation and Introductions
(Monday, April 27)

Note: Walking in hotel from registration area to sleeping rooms, dining rooms and meeting space.



   
 Afternoon: Hotel Check-in: Available from 3:00 PM.

Program Registration: After you have your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar table to register with the program staff, to get your welcome packet containing your name-tag, up-to-date schedule and other important information, and to confirm the time and location of the Orientation session.

If you arrive late, please ask for your packet at the front desk when you check in.

 Dinner: At the hotel from 6:00 to 7:00 PM
 Evening: Orientation: The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the program theme, the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and roles and responsibilities.

Indicated times are approximate; program activities and schedules may need to change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

We have set aside some free time in the schedule for your personal independent exploration.

Take the rest of the evening to continue getting to know your fellow participants, relax, and get a good night’s sleep for the full day ahead.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Morning Lecture on New Mexico History / Walking Exploration of Downtown Santa Fe / Afternoon on Museum Hill
(Tuesday, April 28)

Note: Walking up to 8 blocks on an uphill grade on paved but uneven surfaces; some stairs included; standing and walking up to two hours in museums with limited opportunities to sit down.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel
 Morning: We will learn about the intriguing history of New Mexico from the first Native American inhabitants who arrived over 20,000 years ago to the Spanish Conquistadors who followed. After the class, we will head out to explore downtown Santa Fe to see many of the sights mentioned in the lecture. Prepare to experience the history as we walk through the streets of Santa Fe!
 Lunch: Buffet at the hotel
 Afternoon: After lunch, we'll board our motor coach and depart for Museum Hill for independent explorations of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art.
 Dinner: Buffet at the hotel
 Evening: This evening we'll hear about the amazing geology and geography of northern New Mexico. It's a fascinating subject, and this class on northern New Mexico's geophysical history should add to our appreciation of the area's wild beauty.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Field Trips to Los Alamos and Bandelier National Monument / Evening Lecture by Author Anne Hillerman
(Wednesday, April 29)

Note: Walking up to two miles over the course of the day on paved and unpaved rocky terrain; climbing ladders (optional) and steep trails; climbing up & down 50-100 stairs with handrails to see the cliff dwellings; walking around Los Alamos through two museums & standing up to two hours with very few opportunities to sit down.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel
 Morning: After breakfast, we'll depart for Bandelier National Monument. Bandelier, less than 15 miles south of Los Alamos, contains stunningly preserved ruins of the ancient cliff-dwelling ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) culture. Their culture flourished here between 1100 and 1550 CE. We'll see the Visitor Center and explore some of the trails in Frijoles Canyon.
 Lunch: Boxed lunches at the Bandelier picnic area
 Afternoon: In Los Alamos, we'll have a bus excursion through town with selected stops and visit the Bradbury Science Museum. The Bradbury is dedicated to the history of the atomic bomb, and is absolutely fascinating, with many original documents and interesting remnants of that era. We will also visit the Los Alamos History Museum which documents the human side of the story of the Manhattan Project.
 Dinner: Buffet at the hotel
 Evening: Lecture by Anne Hillerman, New York Times bestselling author of "Spider Woman's Daughter", a stunning book crafted with characters created by her father, Edgar Award winner Tony Hillerman.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Lecture on Georgia O'Keeffe / Field Trip to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Free Afternoon
(Thursday, April 30)

Note: Walking up to one mile over paved uneven sidewalks over the course of the day; standing up to one hour at a time.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel
 Morning: We will enjoy an expert-led lecture on Georgia O'Keeffe, followed by a visit to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, opened to the public in July 1997, eleven years after the death of the artist for whom it is name. Welcoming visitors from all over the world, it is the only museum in the United States dedicated to an internationally-known American woman artist.

One of the most significant artists of the 20th century, Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) was devoted to creating imagery that expressed what she called “the wideness and wonder of the world as I live in it.” She was a leading member of the Stieglitz Circle artists, headed by Alfred Stieglitz, America’s first advocate of modern art in America. These avant-garde artists began to flourish in New York in the 1910s. O’Keeffe’s images—instantly recognizable as her own —include abstractions, large-scale depictions of flowers, leaves, rocks, shells, bones and other natural forms, New York cityscapes and paintings of the unusual shapes and colors of architectural and landscape forms of northern New Mexico.

The Museum’s collection of over 3,000 works comprises 1,149 O’Keeffe paintings, drawings, and sculptures that date from 1901 to 1984, the year failing eyesight forced O’Keeffe into retirement. The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is the largest single repository of O'Keeffe's work in the world. Throughout the year, visitors can see a changing selection of these works. In addition, the Museum presents special exhibitions that are either devoted entirely to O’Keeffe’s work or combine examples of her art with works by her American modernist contemporaries.

 Lunch: Plated meal at the Blue Corn Cafe downtown, a local favorite
 Afternoon: Free afternoon for independent exploration. Your museum passes are good for the New Mexico Museum of History, the New Mexico Museum of Art, and the Palace of the Governors.
 Dinner: This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions and give directions.
 Evening: Free eveing to explore Santa Fe's nightlife, enjoy the company of new Road Scholar friends with informal activities, or rest and relax.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Lecture by Hopi Artist and Poet Ramson Lomatewama / Field Trip to the Feast Day Dances at San Felipe Pueblo / Evening Presentation by a Storyteller
(Friday, May 1)

Note: Walking up to one mile over packed dirt terrain over course of the day at San Felipe; standing up to two hours at a time with little or no opportunities to sit. It may be very warm at the pueblo, so please bring water bottles, a hat and sunscreen.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel
 Morning: Ramson Lomatewama, a Hopi poet, jeweler, traditional-style katsina doll carver, stained glass artist, and glassblower will speak about his experiences as an artist and what art means to him.
 Lunch: At the hotel
 Afternoon: The most conservative of the Keresan villages, San Felipe is extremely protective of its traditions. The Pueblo is well-known for its beautiful dancing, particularly on the Feast Day of San Felipe on May 1, when hundreds of men, women and children participate in the traditional Green Corn Dance. It is said by the end of the day that the plaza is worn down into a bowl from a day of dancing. You'll also be able to see many arts and crafts produced by Pueblo residents.
 Dinner: At the hotel
 Evening: This evening we'll be entertained by Cisco Guevara, a professional storyteller from Taos. Cisco Guevara honed his storytelling craft around campfires deep in the river canyons of northern New Mexico. A river runner since his teenage days in Los Alamos, “the Atomic City,” he has become a New Mexico legend: instantly recognizable by his black hat, which was shaped—like the basalt rocks in the Rio Grande Gorge—by the organic power of the river, and famous for his vast knowledge of local lore. Cisco’s stories range from his rebellious youth, to tales that draw on his Hispanic and Native American heritage, to hair-raising adventures in the wilderness, to haunting tales of love and loss. A headliner at the Taos Storytelling Festival for the past 11 years, Cisco performs regularly for groups in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and has told his stories to rapt audiences as far afield as London and Paris.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: All-Day Field Trip to Chimayó and Taos
(Saturday, May 2)

Note: Walking up to one mile over paved or packed terrain over course of the day; standing up to one hour at a time. Getting on and off the bus multiple times throughout the day. This is a long event-filled day. Please bring water bottles and sunscreen.



   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel
 Morning: We depart by motor coach for a full day trip up the "High Road" to Taos, traveling through picturesque Spanish villages. We will stop in Chimayó to visit the historic Santuario de Chimayó, renowned for it's "holy dirt." The Santuario also offers some remarkable folk art, from its beautiful retablos, stations of the cross, and bultos (statues of the saints).

Following the Santuario, we will have the opportunity to visit a weaving studio and learn why Chimayó weavings are so popular.

 Lunch: Once we arrive in Taos, there will be free time for independent explorations and lunch on your own. You will be given a list of popular restaurants within easy walking distance of Taos Plaza.
 Afternoon: The motor coach departs for Taos Pueblo for a Native American led exploration of this UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been continuously occupied for over 1000 years.
 Dinner: Following Taos Pueblo, we'll depart for our dinner destination, a local favorite.
 Evening: We will return to Santa Fe by 9:00 PM.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Field Trip to Rancho de Las Golondrinas / Gala Farewell Dinner with Special Entertainment
(Sunday, May 3)

Note: Walking up to one mile over dirt terrain with some inclines over course of the visit to the Rancho; standing up to one hour at a time



   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel
 Morning: After breakfast, we'll depart via motor coach for El Rancho de Las Golondrinas. El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a living history museum located on 200 acres in a rural farming valley just south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The museum, dedicated to the history, heritage and culture of 18th and 19th century New Mexico, opened in 1972. Original colonial buildings on the site date from the early 1700s. In addition, historic buildings from other parts of northern New Mexico have been reconstructed at Las Golondrinas. Villagers clothed in the styles of the times show how life was lived on the frontier in early New Mexico.
 Lunch: At the hotel
 Afternoon: Free afternoon for final explorations of the Plaza area, socializing with your fellow participants, or relaxing at the hotel
 Dinner: We have a very special dinner planned for this evening at one of Santa Fe's most elegant and renowned restaurants. The Compound, owned by James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef of the Southwest 2005" Mark Kiffin, who has embraced the restaurant’s history and preserves a tradition of refined food and service.
   
Accommodations: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Breakfast and Independent Departures
(Monday, May 4)
   
 Breakfast: Buffet at the hotel from 6:00 - 8:00 AM
 Morning: If you are departing from the hotel, check-out time is 12:00 PM.

Depart via shuttle buses as scheduled. Departure times and shuttle confirmation numbers are included in you welcome packet, and staff will be available to assist with departures.

We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please be in touch via the Road Scholar Social Network, where you can share memories, pictures, and comments. Best wishes for all your journeys!

   
Meals Included: Breakfast
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Suggested Reading List


100 Hikes in New Mexico (2nd edition)


Author: Martin, Craig


109 East Palace Avenue: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos


Author: Conant, Jennet


Anasazi World


Author: Jones, Dewitt and Cordell, Linda


Anasazi: Ancient People of the Rock


Author: Muench, David and Pike, Donald G.


Ceremony


Author: Leslie Marmon Silko


Death Comes for the Archbishop


Author: Cather, Willa


Edge of Taos Desert


Author: Luhan, Mabel Dodge


Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place


Author: Buhler Lynes/Poling-Kempes/Turner


Healing Earthquakes


Author: Baca, Jimmy Santiago


Heaven's Window: A Journey Through Northern New Mexico


Author: Wallis, Michael & Parsons, Jack


Description: Photographer Jack Parson's stunning images reveal the magical qualities of the upper Rio Grande region. this compelling spot in the Southwest, which includes Santa Fe, Taos and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, has long been a magnetic crossroads. travel with parsons to bustling Indian marketplaces, charming historic churches, ancient petroglyphs, lively fiestas, and haunting old ranchos. Award-winning storyteller, Michael Wallis explores the rich history of this remarkable region. Peeling back the layers of time, Wallis gets at the enchantment, turbulence, and mystery of this very special place and the people - native American, Hispanic, Anglo and others - who inhabit it.



Hiking Adventures in Northern New Mexico


Author: Salzman, Joan


House Made of Dawn


Author: Momaday, N. Scott


Indian Arts of the Southwest


Author: Page, Susanne & Jake


Los Alamos: The Growth of an Atomic Community


Author: Jon Hunner


Loverboys


Author: Castillo, Ana


Martin & Meditations on the South Valley


Author: Baca, Jimmy Santiago


Men on the Moon


Author: Ortiz, Simon


My Penitente Land


Author: Chavez, Fray Angelico


My Time There: The Art Colonies of Santa Fe and Taos, NM 1956 - 2006


Author: Dick, R. H.


Native Americans of the Southwest: A Journey of Discovery


Author: Tito Naranjo


Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe


Author: Lisle, Laurie


Pueblos of the Rio Grande: A Visitor's Guide


Author: Daniel Gibson


Description: One of the best and most definitive books on the Pueblos along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. Information about pueblo events including feast days and special dances included, as well as a page or two of information about the origination and history of each pueblo. An excellent book for anyone interested in New Mexico's pueblos and the people who keep the traditions alive.



Roadside Geology of New Mexico


Author: Halka Chronic


Santa Fe and Taos: The Writer's Era 1916-1941


Author: Weigle, Marta & Fior, Kyle


Santa Fe, Its 400th Year: Exploring the Past, Defining the Future


Author: Dean, Rob


Description: This fresh presentation, 400 years after the Spanish founded Santa Fe in 1610, presents the full art of Santa Fe's story that sifts through its long, complex, thrilling history. It illuminates Santa Fe's enduring promise to cling to roots that are bottomless and to leap into a future that is boundless. Many illustrations, timelines, index, and detailed biographies.



Southwestern Landscapes in Women's Writing and Art


Author: Norwood, Vera & Monk, Janice


The Making of the Atomic Bomb


Author: Rhoads, Richard


The Essence of Santa Fe: From a Way of Life to a Style


Author: Hammett, Jerilou & Kingsley


The Field Guide to Geology


Author: David Lambert & the Diagram Group


The Geology of Northern New Mexico's Parks, Monuments and Public Lands


Author: L. Greer Price, Editor


The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other True Stories of the Southwest


Author: Tony Hillerman


The House at Otowi Bridge


Author: Church, Peggy Pond


The Magic of Bandelier


Author: David E. Stuart


Description: Guidebook featuring the archeology and anthropology of Bandelier National Monument



The Milagro Beanfield War


Author: Nichols, John


The Santa Fe Opera: An American Pioneer


Author: Huscher, Phillip


The Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook


Author: Susan D. Curtis


Description: Contains some of the very best recipes from Santa Fe School of Cooking and features glorious photography.



The Spell of New Mexico


Author: Hillerman, Tony (Editor)


Description: A gathering of essays that evoke the unique and mysterious appeal New Mexico has had for some of the twentieth century's best-known writers. included are selections by Mary Austin, Oliver La Farge, Conrad Richter, D.H. Lawrence, C.G. Jung, Winfield Townley Scott, John DeWitt McKee, Ernie Pyle, Harvey Fergusson, and Lawrence Clark Powell. Hillerman's preface and introduction are choice specimens of his incisive humor and his own deep love of the state.



This Dancing Ground of Sky


Author: Church, Peggy Pond


Through the Eye of the Deer: An Anthology of Native American Women Writers


Author: Dunn, Carolyn, & Comfort, Carol


Tierra: Contemporary Short Fiction of New Mexico


Author: Anaya, Rudolfo


Walking the Twilight: Women Writers of the Southwest


Author: Wilder, Kathryn


When Los Alamos Was a ranch School: Historical Profile


Author: Fermor Church and Peggy Pond Church


Winter of Taos


Author: Luhan, Mabel Dodge




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