Five For The 47Th

“It’s Still Christmas” Edition

Mildred McGillicutty
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Five for the 47th
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Luminarias (little bonfires) are referred to as farolitos (little lanterns) in Northern New Mexico.

Many of New Mexico’s pueblos welcome visitors to their ceremonial
dances for the Holidays.

Biscochitos are referred to as Biscochos in Southern New Mexico. They became the state cookie in 1989.

The 16th Century Spanish tradition of
Las Posadas and Las Pastorelas are held in parishes, plazas and houses every year throughout New Mexico from Dec 16-24.

Christmas on the Pecos annual boat tour in Carlsbad receives more than 16,000 guests.
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