KUNM

"Genízaro Nation"

Jan 8, 2017

Originally aired 1/9, 7p: Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Spanish, Dr. Enrique Lamadrid and Prof. Moisés Gonzáles, Community & Regional Planning at the University of New Mexico are shining light on a topic that challenges cultural identities in New Mexico through their forthcoming book “Genízaro Nation”.

NPR Report by John Burnett highlighted the slavery of Native Americans in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in New Mexico. Professors Lamadrid and Gonzáles talk with host Cristina Baccin about the complexity of the topic and how it can help better understand our New Mexican ancestors and our present society.

More information:

- Genizaro Federation of New Mexico

Sources: Sound Archives by Dr. Enrique Lamadrid :

1. "El Cautivo" - Francisco Gonzales and Comanches de la Serna Singers, Ranchos de Taos, NM, 2002. In Hermanitos Comanchitos: Indo-Hispano Rituals of Captivity and Redemption. UNM Press, 2003.

2. "How the Indians Took my Grandfather" - Ben Archuleta, Abiquiú, NM, c.1983. In Tesoros del espíritu: A Portrait in Sound of Hispanic New Mexico. Academia / El Norte Publications, 1994. Recorded by Jack Loeffler.

3. "La Cautiva Marcelina" - Brenda Romero, Boulder, CO, 2000. In her CD Canciones de mis patrias, Songs of My Homelands; Early New Mexican Folksongs. CD with explanatory notes. Available from brenda.romero@colorado.edu - Permission granted and received, January 6, 2017.

4. "Indita de Plácida Romero" - Margaret Johnson, Grants, NM, 1985. In Tesoros del espíritu: A Portrait in Sound of Hispanic New Mexico. Academia / El Norte Publications, 1994.

5. "El comanche y la comancha"- Comachitos de la Sierra, La Madera, NM, 2016. Enrique Lamadrid Collection

6. "Indita de Juliana Ortega" - Brenda Romero and Enrique Lamadrid. Lyden, NM, 2016.