New Mexico Art Tells its History

Plains

The Great Plains are an expanse of flatlands that lie west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains. The northeastern and eastern parts of New Mexico are covered by the Great Plains and today are used for cattle and sheep ranching, and other agricultural purposes. In earlier times, the Great Plains of New Mexico were  buffalo hunting grounds, as these animals grazed upon and migrated through the land.

Related Art

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The Hungry HuntersCordova, Rio Arriba County, NMFull Moon, Jornada del Muerto...Making CampShamrock RanchCattle - BurlinUntitled - WoodmanRanching and Conflicts (map)Farmland - Triangle Harvest, Plains of San Augustin

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