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BernCo Open Space Hosting Two Events in January

01/11/2019

Bernalillo County Open Space is hosting two events in January. The first is part of the History and Culture of New Mexico series on Jan. 20, and the second is part of the Backyard Farming series on Jan. 26. Both events will take place at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW. See below for more info!

Backyard Farming - Pruning and Tree Care

Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-noon
Because trees are healthier and produce more foliage and fruit if correctly pruned, learn how to get the most from your trees with this workshop. Course work covers the selection and care of trees, pest and disease prevention, and propagation techniques. A visit to the heritage orchard offers participants a place to apply their new knowledge to the property’s fruit trees.
This event is free but registration is required at the link below.

History and Culture of New Mexico - Genizaro Identity and Continuance

Jan. 27, 1-2 p.m. (Please note the new day. This was originally scheduled for Jan. 20)
The permanence of the genízaro identity blurs the lines of distinction between Native and Hispanic frameworks of race and cultural affiliation. Genízaros, Native American slaves, were house servants, sheep herders, and in other capacities in the New Mexico Territory and parts of southern Colorado well into the 1800s. The presenter, co-editor of a forthcoming anthology along with Dr. Enrique LaMadrid entitled, Genízaro Nation, discussion of genízaro identity and ritual cultural performances.
This event is free, but registration is required at the link below.

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