The Day of the Dead
The Day of the Dead is a celebration of the ties of love and friendship that transcend the grave. Its symbols remind us that we, like those whom we honor and miss so desperately, will soon be gone too. But the Day of the Dead is not a somber, mournful occasion. It is a raucous celebration spiked with a healthy dose of macabre humor.
The Turquoise Bracelet
Visitors to New Mexico have been buying Indian-themed souvenirs for more than a century. The enduring popularity of these items is impressive, but nothing tops the backstory of how shopping for turquoise jewelry and other Native American arts and crafts became a thing in the first place.