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Leslie Marmon Silko Biography

Leslie Marmon Silkopoet, novelistBorn: March 5, 1948Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico Leslie Marmon Silko came to national attention via her first book of poems, Laguna Woman (1974), which…

New Mexico Overview

(Encyclopedia) New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right angles;…

The Southwest

Source: The U.S. Department of State The Southwest differs from the adjoining Midwest in weather (drier), population (less dense), and ethnicity (strong Spanish-American and Native-American…

José Manuel GALLEGOS, Congress, NM (1815-1875)

GALLEGOS, José Manuel, a Delegate from the Territory of New Mexico; was born in what is now Rio Arriba County, N.Mex., October 30, 1815; attended parochial schools; studied theology at the…

2005 Intel Science Talent Search Winners

First Place: $100,000 scholarship, David Lawrence Vigliarolo Bauer, 17, Hunter College High School, Bronx, N.Y., for developing a sensor for rapidly detecting…

Native American Casinos

How gaming became a billion dollar industry for Native Americans. Sandia Resort and Casino, Albuquerque, New Mexico Photo Credit: Mario1952 Related Links American Indian Tribes…