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Saturday, 17 March 2012 04:38

1946 Nativity Play in Agua Fria revived

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New Mexican article of 12/19/1946.  The nativity play "Los Pastores" was done through the Depression years and was featured in WPA writeups at UNM.

Bizcochitos? Biscochitos?
However you spell it, cookies mean Christmas in New Mexico

Sharon Niederman | For The New Mexican
Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2008





In 1989, New Mexico became the first state in the union to adopt an official "state cookie." With that matter put to rest, the Legislature of this great state conducted a debate on the proper spelling of the revered anise-flavored shortbread cookie that appears at Christmas — not to mention weddings, baptisms and quinceñeras


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