19th Annual Congreso de las Acequias!
Labor y Fe: Acequias Caring for the Land and Water in Times of Change
The Congreso de las Acequias is a dynamic and vibrant gathering that celebrates the acequias as part of our way of life and our livelihood. Our theme
this year is Labor y Fe: Acequias Caring for the Land and Water in Times of Change. We will reflect on a difficult growing season and discuss strategies
for our land-based communities to endure by honoring our traditional knowledge and uplifting our youth.
• Bendición de las Aguas
• State of the Acequias 2018: Testimonials from the People of the Land
• Cultivating Querencia: The Next Generation of Acequia Parciantes
• Community, Food, Music
Saturday, November 17th 2018
9:00am–3:30pm (Registration starts at 8:00am)
Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Registration covers light breakfast, lunch, entertainment, educational materials, an engaging agenda, networking, and youth activities. To receive a special rate for overnight lodging at the Marriott Pyramid, call 1-800-228-9290 to reserve a room under NMAA by November 1, 2018.
*This year, NMAA will host a pre-Congreso Farm Tour at Cornelio Candelaria Organics in the South Valley community of Atrisco (505 Foothill Rd SW, ABQ). Friday Nov. 16th, 3:30-5:30pm. Registration fee is $10.