A trip home conjures memories of a small-town skiing vibe and carving turns with heavyweight IQs.
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Children in northern New Mexico villages once had an extra reason to awaken early on Christmas morning. They had candy to gather!
Start shopping. Hit the gridiron. Sip fine wines. See the Christmas lights. Marvel at the solstice. Dance like a Matachine. Look, up in the sky, it’s … Santa in a helicopter?
by Edie Dillman, Kate Nelson, and Gwyneth Doland photos by Inga Hendrickson
Shh! Santa’s packaging a sledful of treasures made in and inspired by you-know-where.
What gives the holidays their NM flair? Traditions like community sing-alongs, luminarias, and one over-the-top parade.
Hoop it up. Meet Max Evans. Joust with dragons. Fly with balloons and sandhill cranes. Get bajito y suavecito. A Native American–style comic con with zombies? Yeah, that’s a thing.
by Kate Nelson photos by Photos from Spoken Through Clay: Native Pottery of the Southwest By Charles S. King Photos by Addison Doty (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2017)
Native potters tell their stories of earth, fire, and remarkable vision.