"Our aim is to celebrate the Rio Grande," said festival organizer and Voices from the American Land Executive Editor, Summer Wood. "We're hoping to encourage a better understanding of—and closer connection to—this magnificent landscape we call home." Wood, a prize-winning author, is a long-time resident of Taos, New Mexico.
The program is made possible in part by a generous grant from the New Mexico Humanities Council. Both the New Mexico Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities have designated this event a We the People project, part of the
All festival events are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended for the Saturday night event and can be made at no charge. Just call the National Hispanic Cultural Center box office at 505-724-4771 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, several workshops have limited space: prior registration by email is advised.
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