Tag Archives: New Mexico


Zozobra: The Original Burning Man

Main Piece: The following is transcribed from a conversation between the performer (KM) and I (ZM). KM: Most of my like cultural traditions I would say actually come from like, New Mexico. And not like…(Irish traditions) So it’s an interesting mix of like Native American and like Spanish culture. So like, um…We do this… I’ll… Continue Reading »

Losing Our Land

“So my mom’s side of the family has lived in Española, New Mexico, since the 1600s. By the 20th century, my family owned nearly a third of the land in the entire state of New Mexico. They were really well-respected basically because of how long they had been there, and they benefitted financially from it…. Continue Reading »