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Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF OCTOBER 15

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Venus and Mercury are in Scorpio Oct. 9-31. Prepare for intense communications that are fair and balanced. This will be a welcome change from the chaos of the previous weeks. Now is the time to dig deep and look for the truth. Madame G recommends you embrace the truth (not fear it) for as Keats said: “Beauty is Truth, Truth...

Zuni Pueblo artists take a stand for Native American art authenticity

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In the center of the Universe sits the Pueblo of Zuni. Here all things exist in an intermingling balance represented best by the pueblo’s artwork. Using the gifts of the Earth, Zuni Artists transform natural materials to tell the story of their people.

Zuni Pueblo artists are internationally recognized for their master craftsmanship in silversmithing, stone inlay, beadwork, fetish carving, pottery and more.

For the Zuni people Art is more than a part of culture and traditions, it is a way of life.

Eighty-plus percent of households in Zuni pueblo make a portion of their income from the sale of arts and crafts. However, as Wells Mahkee Jr., Executive Director of Zuni Pueblo...

Letter to the Editor

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Editor,

I am a veteran of the United States Army, having served four years in the Korean Conflict. I am 82 years old and I have served my country along with three of my brothers who are deceased. We served our country and we were honored to serve our country.

Having served our country, I am eligible for the benefits that come as a result of my service. Unfortunately, this service is very difficult to access.

In order to be served by the Veterans Affairs, I have to wait long hours to be seen by a provider. I have to arrange to have my family members transport me to the Albuquerque VA Hospital for specialty care. This is a two-and-a-half-hour drive one way and then I must wait 5 to 6...

Historic Duke City farm pursues innovation

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With a history of agricultural experimentation dating back to the 1930s and a storied tradition reaching into the depths of New Mexico’s territorial history, Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm, 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, has bridged the centuries and now, with the assistance of New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership, continues to preserve the past and pursue innovation.

The land surrounding Los Poblanos was, sometime around 1716, made a part of the Elena Gallegos Land Grant which surrounded and shaped what is now Albuquerque and was first mentioned in the 1790 Census as one of six settlements in Albuquerque’s North Valley.

According to Los...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF OCTOBER 8

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There’s a New Moon in Libra Oct. 8. This is the perfect time to begin any new projects, as New Moons are all about new beginnings. In addition, a New Moon falling under Libra is the ultimate symbol for promoting justice and restoring balance. Madame G recommends you write down your goals and think about what you can do to restore peace and balance.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Think before you act. Ponder these words from Ernest Agyeman Yeboah: “So many people live their lives not knowing the real and exact reasons why they live. They follow anything for something and they do something for anything. When you live life with a blurry vision, you live a blurry life. Vision is life...

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