Sisters of the Southwest
Sure we've all read books and watched movies about the adventures, trials and tribulations of men on Route 66, but where are the ladies? Cruise over to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 5:30-7pm for the free “The Women on the Mother Road” presentation. Project Manager Katrina Parks will share her research involving the history of New Mexican women on that iconic stretch of asphalt. You'll see exclusive interviews and images as well as be privy to a panel discussion between regional humanities experts. Fuel up on stories that matter. (Renée Chavez)
Wednesday Oct 26, 2016
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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Re-examine iconic Route 66 from a female, New Mexican perspective.
Women have often been relegated to sidebar status at best in historical works, and when it comes to the history of the American West this is particularly true. In this special presentation three scholars reexamine iconic Route 66 from a female, New Mexican perspective, exploring themes like growing up, traveling, challenging gender stereotypes, confronting prejudice, and pushing boundaries in a man’s world.