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Near Santa Clara Pueblo in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn

(1918-2006)

 

—Santa Clara Pueblo —

 
Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker
Inscription. Pablita Velarde was an internationally acclaimed artist whose paintings largely depicted Pueblo life. She was commissioned by the WPA art's program to paint murals at Bandelier National Monument. Selected as one of New Mexico's "Living Treasures", she received many awards, including the French Palmes Académique, the New Mexico Governor's Award for achievement in the arts, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Eight Northern Pueblos.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 35° 58.225′ N, 106° 5.455′ W. Marker is near Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, in Rio Arriba County. Marker is at the intersection of Los Alamos Highway (State Road 30 at milepost 7.1) and Roller Road, on the left when traveling north on Los Alamos Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Espanola NM 87532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pueblo of Santa Clara (a few steps from this marker); The Bond House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Chimayo Trading Post / Trujillo House
<i>back of </i> Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. back of Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker
New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative
The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative was founded in 2005 by members of the New Mexico Women's Forum in a statewide effort to recognize women's contributions to New Mexico history on the state's Official Scenic Historic Markers. The Initiative ensures that women's diverse histories will be remembered and told, and will inspire and provide a guide for future generations. The 2006 Legislature funded the project.
(approx. 2 miles away); Santa Cruz de la Cañada / Santa Cruz Plaza on the Camino Real (approx. 2.8 miles away); Española Valley (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dominguez Escalante Trail (approx. 4 miles away); Esther Martinez - P’oe Tsáwäˀ (1912-2006) (approx. 5.8 miles away); San Gabriel (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker
View south on NM-30. Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsan, Golden Dawn Marker is on the right and Pueblo of Santa Clara Marker is in center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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