New Mexico Art Tells its History

Farming, Food & Home

The two earliest cultures of New Mexico were the Mogollon, named after the Mogollon area of southwestern New Mexico, and characterized by pit houses and their signature brownware ceramics. The Basketmakers were villagers who lived and farmed in the Four Corners area between the years 1 and 1300. They are considered the ancestors of modern Pueblo people.

Related Art

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Winnowing Grain, Taos, New MexicoTaos Pueblo - MoonlightZuni Planting SceneIndian VillageA Street in Pueblo of AcomaNavajo Women Talking, GallupIndians Grinding CornApache HerdsmanMatching Small Pox Suits for All Indian Families After U.S. Gov’t Sent Wagon Loads of Smallpox Infested Blankets to Keep Our Families WarmJesus Rug, Navajo Nation (from the series Navajo Matriarchs)The Man with the Hoe

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