Category Archives: October 2017

Under wraps: Chaco had a beautiful space ready to showcase stunning artifacts. What went wrong?

Print this articleBehind a closed door inside a new $2 million visitor center at Chaco Culture National Historical Park sits a room full of informational signs, empty display cases, mounts, and lights. People who ask about the mysterious exhibit are … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Day is declared in Farmington, N.M.; Salt Lake to vote Oct. 3

Print this articleIn 1992, Berkeley, Calif., became the first U.S. city to replace Columbus Day, a national holiday held on the second Monday in October, by declaring Indigenous Peoples Day in its place. The city was the first to officially … Continue reading

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A fine Navajoland whodunnit

Print this articleDespite confronting the bodies of four murdered young people at the start of Katayoun Medhat’s The Quality of Mercy, readers know they’re in for an enjoyable — if dark — ride by the end of the first chapter … Continue reading

Published in October 2017, Prose and Cons