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THE PEOPLE

Writer N. Scott Momaday
The Buffalo Trust

A non-profit foundation for the preservation, protection, and return of their cultural heritage to Native peoples, especially children.

New Perspectives on the West, PBS
A Bio of N. Scott Momaday from "The West," an eight-part documentary series which premiered on PBS stations in September 1996.

Filmmaker John Grabowska
Washington Post Interview

"A Natural Bridge: Park Service Filmmaker Brings the Great Outdoors Home to Viewers"

Composer Todd Boekelheide
Todd Boekelheide's site

Composer Todd Boekelheide's personal Web site that includes music samples from some of his film scores.

The Navajo Nation
Science Education Resource Center

Explores Native American land and resource development, including the events that occurred on the Navajo Nation due to uranium mining.

Official Navajo Nation Visitor Guide
The Navajo Nation extends into the states of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, covering over 27,000 square miles of unparalleled beauty.

The Zuni Pueblo Indians
Pueblo Indians of New Mexico

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Web site, dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History and Art.

Zuni Pueblo
Zuni Pueblo is the largest of the nineteen New Mexican Pueblos, with more than 700 square miles and a population of over 10,000.

THE LAND

Land use history of the Colorado Plateau
Looking out over a dramatic landscape of forested mountain peaks, painted deserts, and profound canyons, one sees a sweeping vista that, on a human time scale, appears solid, monolithic, unchanging.

El Malpais National Monument
El Malpais National Monument and Conservation Area was established in 1987 and is a relative newcomer to the National Park System.

El Morro National Monument
Rising 200 feet above the valley floor, this massive sandstone bluff was a welcome landmark for weary travelers.

Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Chaco Culture National Historical Park preserves one of America's most significant and fascinating cultural and historic areas.

Ojito Wilderness
The Greater Ojito Area is a phenomenal landscape less than an hour northwest of Albuquerque.

New Mexico Volcanism
New Mexico has one of the greatest concentrations of young, well-exposed, and uneroded volcanoes on the continent.

Cabezon Country
Cabezon Country is located approximately 20 miles west of the town of San Ysidro. The focal point of the area is Cabezon Peak, the dramatic volcanic formation that is one of the most well known landmarks in northwest New Mexico.

New Mexico Film
The New Mexico Film Office Web site serves as a hub for independent filmmakers in New Mexico.

The Colorado Plateau
Sprawling across southeastern Utah, western Colorado, northern Arizona, and northwestern New Mexico, the Colorado Plateau contains the most extensive blocks of undeveloped land in the West.

Physiography of Colorado Plateau
The Colorado Plateau is centered on the four corners area and extends into Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. It is an area of tablelands with moderate to high relief dissected by narrow and widely-spaced stream valleys.

Rio Puerco Field Office Bureau of Land Management
Site includes recreation information, management plan and environmental impact statements and more.

Rio Puerco Online - U.S. Geological Survey
The Rio Puerco Basin, New Mexico, is an area of historic arroyo incision, long-term geomorphic investigation, and ongoing land management issues. This Web site comprises earth science and historical perspectives of the Rio Puerco Basin, and data and models that can be used to help predict responses to future changes of climate and landuse.

Forest Service information on Mt. Taylor Cibola National Forest
The Mt. Taylor Ranger District is comprised of two mountain ranges, Mt. Taylor and the Zuni Mountains, totaling nearly 520,000 acres of National Forest land.

GORP information on Mt. Taylor Cibola National Forest
Mt. Taylor and the Zuni Mountains are rich in cultural resources including many historic sawmill and logging community sites and railroad logging railroad beds.

Center for Outdoor Ethics
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Leave No Trace builds awareness, appreciation and respect for our wildlands.

University of New Mexico Press
Founded in 1929, the University of New Mexico Press publishes books on American Indians, anthropology, archaeology, art and photography, Chicano/Chicana studies, history, Judaica, Latin American studies, and New Mexico and the Southwest.

Western National Parks Association
Western National Parks Association is a nonprofit cooperating association of the National Park Service. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the association was founded in 1938 as the Southwest Monuments Association to support the interpretive activities of the National Park Service.


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Remembered Earth: New Mexico's High Desert
premieres February 13, 2006

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