Colorado Voices: Conejos and Costilla Counties

 

Culture, tradition, history, and identity intertwine in southern Colorado's south San Luis Valley. From La Florida and Conejos to Los Rincones, across the Rio Grande to Viejo San Acacio, San Pablo, San Pedro, and San Francisco, lifelong residents reflect life in Conejos and Costilla counties.

More from Conejos + Costilla counties & the San Luis Valley

Plaintiffs in Costilla County land rights hearing describe a 'campaign of harassment'

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/news/plaintiffs-in-costilla-county-land-rights-hearing-describe-a-campaign-of-harassment/

Traditional chicos

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/horno-heritage-a-sense-of-home/

Property fence interrupts 150-year-old religious pilgrimage

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/property-fence-interrupts-150yearold-religious-pilgrimage/

Colorado Voices: Conejos and Costilla Counties (half hour special) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDDBRisd8LE

Exhibit at Fort Garland Museum explores history of enslaved Native Americans

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/fort-garland-museum-and-cultural-center-new-exhibit-kit-carson/

Pea Planting on the San Pedro

https://www.facebook.com/rmpbs/videos/4419926678030982

History, culture, wildlife showcased in San Luis Valley’s Rio Grande Natural Area

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/rio-grande-natural-area-san-luis-valley/

In a small village in southern Colorado, architect Ronald Rael makes an earthy return

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/ronald-rael-returns-to-southern-colorado/

Junita Martinez of San Francisco speaks toward water rights and the acequia tradition

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/drought-and-newcomers-threaten-southern-colorados-traditional-water-systems/

Colorado has a complex land and ethnic history. One student is looking at the correlations.

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/colorado-has-a-complex-land-and-ethnic-history-one-student-is-looking-at-the-correlations/

Memories of Los Rincones

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/memories-of-los-rincones/

Medic recalls anniversary of Wounded Knee 1973
https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/colorado-medic-recalls-wounded-knee-occupation/

Land Rights Council Celebrates Life of Attorney Jeff Goldstein

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/san-luis-celebrates-life-of-longtime-human-rights-attorney/

El Movimiento Sigue

https://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/rocky-mountain-pbs/el-movimiento-sigue-empowers-youth-identity

‘Chicano art is American art’: Actor Cheech Marin’s personal collection on display in Colorado | PBS NewsHour Canvas Arts

https://artscanvas.org/arts-culture/chicano-art-is-american-art-actor-cheech-marins-personal-collection-on-display-in-colorado