Archive | June, 2012

The Albuquerque Cultural Conference Is Us

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Albuquerque Cultural Conference Director – John Crawford says:   We’re planning the ABQCC 2012, and it promises to be new and inventive in several ways. In the past 5 years we’ve adopted a set of formats for panels, not always consciously but in the working out of our planning each year. Main topics have included […]

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if we controlled the movie industry by Richard Vargas

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This poem is the work of Richard Vargas – Albuquerque Cultural Conference performer, participant and advisory board member. The “Joe” referred to in the poem is Joseph Arapiao, the Arizona sheriff who’s under fire from the Feds for his brutal arrests of suspected undocumented immigrants. if we controlled the movie industry the wicked witch of […]

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Climate Change in the Southwest

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Today I ran across this article in Indian Country Today about the signs of climate change already surfacing on tribal lands in our area. What can we do, as individuals and as a group, to help people see the dangers we are facing across state and national borders when it comes to climate change? How […]

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Non-panel Events at Conference

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Hi everyone, I found this on the GOOD website today. It’s a $500 grant to make a community meal using local ingredients. I thought this might be a good opportunity for us to try at the conference–(maybe Robin would be able to help?) with a fairly simple recipe involving Chiles of course. Maybe doing a […]

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What do you think about all this?

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Our planning/organizing committee met Monday, the 11th. It was nothing if not dynamic – so many ideas, so little time! We talked about a “Live from the Conference” radio broadcast with Albuquerque’s community radio KUNM. We’ll begin talking with the host of Saturday’s radio program this week. The time we spent talking about events prior […]

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We Invite You to Join our Conversation

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We’re continuing to develop panels for this year’s ABQ Cultural Conference and want you to be involved. Join our discussion of issues relevant to our conference theme – Crossing Borders: Historical, Social, Cultural – here on our blog and we’ll tease out panels for Sunday, the second day of the conference. We’ve built the three […]

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