Episode 24 of ¡Que Vivan las Acequias! – produced by Miguel Santistevan of the NMAA in collaboration with Cultural Energy (www.culturalenergy.org).
This show features presentations from historian Robert Torres and Roberto Mondragon from an event held in Las Vegas, New Mexico on May 19, 2007. The event, entitled “Land: Resource, Right, Refuge” was sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Museum and the Friends of the Museum.
Robert Torres speaks about the archival evidence of agriculture in New Mexico and the establishment of the land grants.
Roberto Mondragon sings a song about agriculture and shares some history about the land grant he belongs to in Anton Chico.
Music by Cipriano Vigil and Roberto Mondragon.
Download episode: 24quevivan.mp3