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Seeking to understand who we are, who we were and who we aspire to be

The New Mexico Humanities Council engages New Mexicans with the humanities through cultural traditions, reflecting on history, storytelling and more.

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Funding for programs and grants provided through New Mexico Humanities Council are made possible by the support of the National Endowments for the Humanities.

EVENTS AROUND THE STATE

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ICONS AND SYMBOLS OF THE BORDER
Embudo Valley Library, 217 A NM-75, Dixon, NM 87527
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COURAGE & COMPASSION: OUR SHARED STORY OF THE WWII JAPANESE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
Santa Fe Public Library, 145 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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TRADITIONAL STORIES OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
Old San Ysidro Church, 966 Old Church Rd, Corrales, NM 87048
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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEH AWARDS $120,000 TO PROJECTS IN N.M.
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NATIONAL HISTORY DAY STATE CONTEST 2024 RECAP
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MANITOS COMMUNITY MEMORY PROJECT: CONNECTING THROUGH MUSIC AND DANCE
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SPOTLIGHT ON NATIONAL HISTORY DAY JUDGE
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STORIES FROM COMMUNITIES AROUND THE STATE
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

Helping student historians and their teachers study the past to inform the present and shape the future.

HELPING KEEP DEMOCRACY ALIVE BY SUPPORTING INCLUSIVE CONVERSATIONS

The New Mexico Humanities Council provides support to help libraries and other educational spaces remain inclusive for all people and perspectives.

PREVIOUSLY FUNDED LIBRARIES

  • Capitan Public Library, $5,000.00
  • City of Carlsbad Library, $1,500.00
  • El Rito Library, $7,500.00
  • El Valle de Anton Chico Library, $6,000.00
  • Embudo Valley Library and Community Center, $5,000.00
  • Farmington Public Library Foundation, $7,500.00
  • Glenwood Community Library, $3,200.00
  • Roswell Public Library, $3,800.00
  • Taos Public Library, $5,000.00
  • Shuter Library of Angel Fire, $7,500.00

PREVIOUSLY FUNDED CHANGE MAKERS AND STORYTELLING GROUPS

  • Museum of Heritage and Arts, $3,820.00
  • Zuni Youth Enrichment Project, $15,000.00
  • AfroMundo, $16,639.56
  • Children’s Reading Alliance, $14,515.00
  • Japanese American Citizens League NM Chapter, $8,779.00
  • Gathering of Nations, $15,592.50
  • New Mexico Black Leadership Council, $20,000.00
  • The Children’s Hour Inc, $20,000.00
  • Keshet Dance Company, $12,685.00