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Benavides, Ezequiel – La Confluencia, 1976
Written in Spanish and English, this article briefly reviews the bilingual picture in New Mexico. If New Mexico is to succeed in attracting Federal monies for bilingual education, it must strive for unity in its efforts and objectives. (NQ)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Bilingual Education, Coordination, Educational Finance
La Confluencia, 1976
Four examples of stories written by 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students in the bilingual classes at Bernal Elementary School (New Mexico) are given. (NQ)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Creative Writing, Elementary School Students, Haiku
Simpson, Thomas K. – La Confluencia, 1979
Second in a 3-part series of case studies tracing the impact of the "Anglo revolution" on New Mexico, this article traces the effect of the "Anglo revolution" in the history of New Mexico's vast Maxwell Land Grant, which involves property ownership and property law. (Editor/NQ)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Conflict Resolution, Culture Conflict, Historical Reviews
Simpson, Thomas K. – La Confluencia, 1978
First in a three-part series of case studies tracing the impact of the "Anglo Revolution" on New Mexico, this article deals with copper mining in New Mexico, particularly the Santa Rita del Cobre copper mine. (NQ)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Economic Development, Industrialization, Land Settlement
La Confluencia, 1976
Edward T. Hall who has been an anthropologist, a writer, and for over 60 years a participant in the complex cultural life of New Mexico, talks about New Mexico's "cultural mosaic", the schools and teachers, bureaucracies and the courts. (NQ)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Bureaucracy, Courts, Cultural Awareness
Hobson, Geary – La Confluencia, 1979
In the past, American Indians were drawn to the Southwest for essentially the same economic reasons as other people. Today, most of the nearly 40,000 out-of-state Indians residing in New Mexico came for much the same reasons--employment, education, and health opportunities. (NQ)
Descriptors: American Indians, Cultural Exchange, Immigrants, Relocation
Simpson, Thomas K. – La Confluencia, 1979
The "Navajo Mine" is a section of the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico containing highly valuable coal deposits to which the Navajo have in fact given up their title through long-term lease agreements with an Anglo corporation. This article applies the idea of the "Anglo" revolution to the Navajo Mine. (NQ)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Culture Conflict, Economic Development
Olguin, Leonard – La Confluencia, 1976
An adaptation of part of Mr. Olguin's speech given at the New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education meetings, this article presents some of his observations on the ways students and teachers from different cultures can make life difficult for each other. One of the ways is the tone range used by teachers when addressing students. (NQ)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Intonation, Responses
D'Andrea, Patricia – La Confluencia, 1979
The article discusses community action in the Mora Valley, as the Mora Land and Water Protective Association decides whether--and how--to fight an intrusion into traditional life in the valley by the Mora Research Center (a tree farm operated by New Mexico State University). (Editor/NQ)
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Economic Change
Horvath, Rosemary – La Confluencia, 1976
In arid New Mexico, decisions about water have always been a particularly strong source of tension between local communities and the bureaucracy. In one revent case, the community of Velarde had successfully blocked plans for a diversion dam and canal which would have brought new water into the Espanola valley, but would also have destroyed…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Citizen Participation, Community Action, Conservation (Environment)