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Native Americans Loved Private Property

Appealing as this image of a Native American environmental ethic is, it is not accurate. With the War of Yankee Aggression being the first, the propaganda camp version of the history of America’s Western Frontier is the second most lied … Continue reading

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Why early New Mexico turned from cattle to sheep

via Richard Beals Blog The premier New Mexico historian Marc Simmons wrote recently in the Santa Fe New Mexican. The story of the beginnings of New Mexico’s livestock industry is preserved in long-buried Spanish documents, found scattered in the state’s rich archives. … Continue reading

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