#11: History For Folks Who Don’t Like History at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum with Heather Reed

As humans, we learn best when we don't realize that learning is taking place. We’re naturally drawn to hands-on displays and curious about reenactments. We can recall tiny details from those experiences more enthusiastically than the rote memorization of our school days.  Heather Reed is convinced that more people love history than let on precisely…Read more

#10: Listen, and Speak the Truth: Collaborating Through Conversation on the Bosque Redondo Memorial with Manuelito Wheeler and Aaron Roth

Conversations worth having never come easy. Perhaps that’s why previous attempts to present a complete history of the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation, an inhospitable million-acre concentration camp into which thousands of Navajo and Mescalero Apache people were forcibly relocated by the US government in the1860s, fell short. The primarily white cohort of state employees who…Read more

#9: It Does Take Money: The Economic Impact of Art with Michelle Laflamme-Childs, New Mexico Arts and Rose Eason, gallupARTS

Wherever there are people, there is art. Sadly, wherever there is art, there are few creatives who can earn a living solely from their work. Nowhere are those facts more apparent than in New Mexico, one of the most rural states in the Union, yet one laden with artistic riches.  Encounter Culture host Charlotte Jusinski…Read more