Nuevo Mexico Profundo

Nuevo Mexico Profundo

Rituals of An Indo-hispano Homeland

Book - 2000
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Univ of New Mexico Pr

In this book photographer Miguel Gandert records the sacred rituals and dances of the mestizo peoples of the upper Río Grande in 130 black-and-white photographs. Included are images of the two great Indo-Hispano regional traditions, the Matachines conquest dance drama, complete with monsters and bull, and the multifaceted Comanches celebration, with its equestrian victory play and boisterous dances.


Includes 130 photographs of sacred rituals and dances of the mestizo peoples of the upper Río Grande in New Mexico.



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In this volume published in conjunction with an exhibit premiering at the National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico, photographer Gandert records the sacred and secular rituals of the Mesitz peoples of the Upper Rio Grande. Included are images of the great Indo-Hispano regional traditions, the Matachines conquest drama dance, and the multifaceted Comanches celebrations. The image and story of Our Lady of Guadalupe is in evidence in a sacred landscape crisscrossed with procession and pilgrimage. Four essays provide the context for the rituals and dances, examine how the Rio Grande culture traveled up and down the river, the social relations among participants in the photographs, and biographical information on Gandert. Contains 130 b&w photographs. Oversize: 10x10.75. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM : Musuem of New Mexico Press ; Albuquerque : National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico, c2000
ISBN: 9780890133491
0890133492
9780890133484
0890133484
Branch Call Number: 970.1 GAN
Characteristics: xii, 177 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lamadrid, Enrique R.

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