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Kate Nelson
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Kate Nelson

Kate Nelson has been discovering New Mexico’s stories, towns and restaurants since 1989 as a Midwestern transplant. Today, she serves as New Mexico Magazine’s managing editor and enjoys hearing from our longtime readers.

What We're Reading: Wild New World

IT COMES OUT IN LATE OCTOBER, but the new Dan Flores book is worth the wait. In Wild New World: The Epic Story of Animals & People in America (W.W. Norton), the Santa Fe–based author delivers epic…

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How to Care for Your Pottery

AS CURATOR OF COLLECTIONS at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, in Santa Fe, Patrick Cruz (Ohkay Owingeh) ensures that every piece of pottery is properly cared for. But you don’t have to live in a…

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Luis Tapia Carves A New Path

JUDGING BY THE MAN'S DROOPED HEAD and slumped shoulders, the bottle of tequila on the table dealt a knockout blow. Carved from wood, in the style of a Spanish colonial bulto, the figure hardly seems a…

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Larry Crumpler's Mars Mission

VOLCANOLOGIST LARRY CRUMPLER has long studied New Mexico’s lava-filled past while working at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, in Albuquerque. Over the last 15 years, his research…

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The Many Faces of Malinche

AN INNOCENT CHILD, she wears a First Communion dress while performing with the Matachines dancers. Around the corner, she transforms into Eve, the progenitor of a new race of people. No, wait, she is…

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