Culture (general)

Lowrider group from Bloomfield visits Fort Lewis College

A small fleet of lowrider cars revved their engines Sunday at Fort Lewis College as part of the Sociology Department’s Save the Kids program. “We wanted to bring a social, nontraditional event to...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s time to get busy in your garden

When I was a little girl, March was the month that signaled the start of spring cleaning at our house. My mom would go through the house room by room and do a thorough cleaning from top to...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Zuni fetishes highlight ancient culture

Small, intricately carved fetishes of ceremonial animals and figures are a popular form of contemporary art created by the Zuni Tribe of eastern New Mexico. The origins and significance of the Zuni...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajos have different perspective on night sky

When the Navajo people, or Diné, look to the stars, they have a different perspective than non natives, with traditions reaching to ancient times.Utah resident Von Del Chamberlain, a renowned...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo paintings reflect Gold Mine spill

Navajo artist Venaya Yazzie wrote the Diné expression – Tó éí ííná – beside a photograph of a friend sullenly looking out on the tainted San Juan River in the days after the Gold King Mine spill. ...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Diving into Mancos

Boyle Park filled with music and laughter during Mancos Days this weekend as participates dove face-first into pie-eating contests, competed fiercely at softball and wrangled rubber ducks in the...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Remember the fallen

As in cemeteries and ceremonies all over the country, community members gathered throughout the region to remember fallen American warriors. “We speak with one voice, with shared admiration,” said...

DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Remember the fallen

As in cemeteries and ceremonies all over the country, the Mancos community gathered in Cedar Grove Cemetery to remember the fallen warriors. "We speak with one voice, with shared admiration," said...

DATE: May 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Remember the fallen

As in cemeteries and ceremonies all over the country, the Mancos community gathered in Cedar Grove Cemetery to remember the fallen warriors. "We speak with one voice, with shared admiration," said...

DATE: May 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Did Mormons really settle Mancos?

I recently heard someone say that Mancos was settled by Mormons. That never happened. The Mormons came in the mid-late 1880s and settled down in Webber Canyon. They shopped and mingled in Mancos,...

DATE: May 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Leaving U.S. to understand Russians

Manaugh elementary students gathered around a laptop Thursday anxious to ask a folklore expert in Russia a question. The expert answered questions via a real-time video connection ranging from how...

DATE: May 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

'Stewards of our shared cultural history'

The Bureau of Land Management's Anasazi Heritage Center will celebrate its 25th birthday with a series of special events and speakers from Aug. 24 to 27. The Anasazi Heritage Center opened in 1988...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News