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Matachines (Dance) -- New Mexico

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Antonio Garcia Collection of Native American Music of New Mexico and Mexico

Identifier: MU-12
Abstract This collection of sound recordings was donated to the John Donald Robb Archive of Southwestern Music by Antonio Garcia. The music is mainly from San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, with a few songs of the Huichol of Mexico. In addition, several songs are from the Iroquois and one is from the Ojibwa or Chippewa Tribe.
Dates: ca. 1941-1965; Majority of material found within 1960-65

El Rancho la Communidad de Tres Culturas Collection

Identifier: AC 458
Scope and Content This collection consists of the papers that relate to the law suit about the matachine dance site and the doucments supporting the application to the National Register of Historic Places. There are court documents, depositions, correspondence, maps, reports, and newpaper articles. Some of the papers are written by David Snow, who was the Consulting Anthropoligist for the historical preservation evaluation.
Dates: 1967-1993

Series I: Los Matachines de Alcalde, circa 1978 to 1988

 Series — Cabinet OS2, Drawer: 5, Folder: Hall Series 1
Scope and Contents Series I: Los Matachines de Alcalde contains photographs of the Matachines dances in northern New Mexico, a tradition shared by Pueblo and Hispano communities. Hall took this series of photographs in Alcalde in the 1980s. Some of the photos in this set were done for a New Mexico Magazine piece in 1986.
Dates: circa 1978 to 1988