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Larry Daughenbaugh

150 year old medicine tree puts it at 1870. Pretty sure that the trade route was history by then. Not saying it's not true, but color me skeptical.

Marie Turney Morrison

Thank you for this most interesting article. It is fascinating! I highly respect the Native American culture; they have much to teach us about how to value nature.

Eddie Markman

Very cool story. Santa Fe is a special place.

Tom Ribe

Living in New Mexico is full of depth and wonder. This landscape has prehistory written all over it. People who have moved here recently might take time to learn about the cultural history of this place. It is unlike any other place in the US and we need to protect the traces of the past.


During the early 1960's students and professors spent a few summers removing both pinions and junipers on my uncle's ranch,what is now Eldorado. The purpose was to increase grazing area. This was, ultimately, considered a failure. Replaced from this deluding were multitudes of cholla.

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