Summertime Fun Activities

Saturday, July 4, 2020

How to Make Natural Dyes with Coronado Historic Site

The indigenous peoples of New Mexico, such as the Dine' and Pueblo peoples, have collected native plants for hundreds of years to make dye for their wool and cotton yarn. In this video you will learn how to make natural dyes from common grocery story vegetables and spices.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Monday, June 29, 2020

How to Make Natural Dyes with Coronado Historic Site

The indigenous peoples of New Mexico, such as the Dine' and Pueblo peoples, have collected native plants for hundreds of years to make dye for their wool and cotton yarn. In this video you will learn how to make natural dyes from common grocery story vegetables and spices

Saturday, June 27, 2020

'Coyote' Storytime with Coronado Historic Site

Docent Deborah Ellis reads 'Coyote' by Gerald McDermott!

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Saturday, June 27, 2020

Docent Deborah Ellis reads 'Coyote' by Gerald McDermott!

Wherever Coyote goes you can be sure he?ll find trouble. Now he wants to sing, dance, and fly like the crows, so he begs them to teach him how. The crows agree but soon tire of Coyote?s bragging and boasting. They decide to teach the great trickster a lesson. This time, Coyote has found real trouble!

Saturday, June 20, 2020

How to Make a Waffle Garden with Jemez Historic Site

Waffle gardens are a traditional agricultural practice developed by the Zuni people of New Mexico. Water is held in sunken square garden beds, laid out in a grid pattern.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, June 19, 2020

How to Make a Waffle Garden with Jemez Historic Site

Waffle gardens are a traditional agricultural practice developed by the Zuni people of New Mexico. Water is held in sunken square garden beds, laid out in a grid pattern.

Summertime Fun

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Making Cota Tea

Learn how to make cota tea with the Jemez Historic Site! Many years ago, before tea or coffee were consumed in the state of New Mexico, Cota was a very popular beverage, both for its pleasant sweet piney taste, as well as for its medicinal purposes.

Posted by New Mexico Historic Sites on Friday, June 12, 2020

How to Make Cota Tea

Learn how to make cota tea with Ranger Brenda from Jemez Historic Site! Many years ago, before tea or coffee were consumed in the state of New Mexico, Cota was a very popular beverage, both for its pleasant sweet piney taste, as well as for its medicinal purposes.

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