New Mexico Art
- Essential Guide - guide to artists and galleries in and around Santa Fe and Taos, including artists along the High Road
- Santa Fe Arts and Culture—a site chock-full of information and articles—be sure to browse around
- Santa Fe Creative Tourism—novel ways to enjoy Northern New Mexico and its art
- The Collector's Guide—guide for collectors to artists and galleries throughout Northern New Mexico (not just in Santa Fe)
Santos and Santeros
- Santos of New Mexico: A Four-Hundred-Year Tradition by Barbe Awalt and Paul Rhetts for The Collector's Guide
- Visit the Woodcarvers: Artisans along the High Road to Taos Keep Spanish Traditions Alive—article for Sunset magazine
- The Art of the Image Maker in New Mexico, text and images from The Wood Carvers of Córdova, New Mexico by Charles L. Briggs, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press
- Santeros: The Saint-Makers by Dan Paulos
- High-Road-Artist.com - An artists' blog, a source of inspiration for artists, art lovers, and anyone seeking to find spiritual, personal, or artistic growth in their life.
- Northern New Mexico Archive of Mountain Village Culture—information on folk arts & people of the High Road
- Featured Exhibit: Historical Photographs of Chimayó and the Surrounding Region—an online slideshow of historic photographs
- Southwest Crossroads—This wonderful site has lots of primary source material and articles on every aspect of New Mexico culture, including poems, songs, stories, journals, chronicles, Hispanic and native culture, photos, and more.
Agriculture and Acequias
- New Mexico Acequia Association has lots of information and even radio programs on the role of acequias (historic irrigation ditches) and water in the culture and history of Northern New Mexico
- Native Hispanic Institute—home of the Chimayó Chile Project
- Penitentes (New Mexico)—from Wikipedia
- Penitentes—a "spotlight" article from Southwest Crossroads, a website full of information about the cultures and histories of the Southwest.
- En Divina Luz: The Penitente Moradas of New Mexico by Michael Wallis (an excerpt from his book by the same name, with quotes from actual penitentes).
- Calendar of Pueblo Indian Events from The Collector's Guide
- The Indian Pueblos of Northern New Mexico from a Santa Fe tourist site, with excellent guidelines on how tourists should behave at pueblos
- Visiting Santa Fe—Things to Do: Eight Northern Indian Pueblos from the Santa Fe Tourist Information Bureau
- Tewa Women United—an organization that promotes native culture and works to end violence.
Historic Land Grants
- Cundiyó land grant documents and information from the New Mexico State Historian
- Sebastian Martín Land Grant (near Las Trampas)
- on La Jicarita Peak
- on the Plaza del Cerro
- on Nambé Acequia
- on El Tordo (mission ruins near Truchas Peak)—this one has images and sound
Books & other Reading
Gaucho Blue Gallery’s list:
“Along the High Road (A Guide to New Mexico’s High Road to Taos)” - Margaret Nava – Sunstone Press
“High Road to Taos” - Mike Butler – Arcadia Publishing
“The High Road to Taos” – Frantz Laurie – New Mexico Tourism
“History of the Settlement of El Llano de San Juan, Part II” - Simeon Tejada, trans. Lorin Brown 8/16/39 - in WPA Files #233b, EXP. # 24, SRCA, Santa Fe, NM.
“Historic New Mexico Churches” – Annie Lux, photos by Daniel Nadelbach - Gibbs Smith
“A Sense of Mission: Historic Churches of the Southwest” – Thomas A. Drain photos David Wakely – Chronicle Books
“Built Of Earth & Sky: Churches of Northern New Mexico” – Marie Romero, photos Jack Parsons – Red Crane Books
“We Fed Them Cactus” – Fabiola Cabeza de Baca –University of New Mexico (UNM) Press
“Mayordomo (Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico) - Stanley Crawford - UNM Press
“Garlic Testament: Season On A Small New Mexico Farm” - Stanley Crawford - UNM Press
“Song of the Flute Player (Seasons of Life in the Southwest)”- Sharman Apt Russell – Addison Wesley
“Acequia Culture (Water, Land, & Community in the Southwest)” - Jose A. Rivera - UNM Press
“Acequia: Water Sharing, Sanctity, and Place” – Sylvia Rodriguez – A School for Advanced Research Press
“Enchantment and Exploitation (The Life & Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range)” – William de Buys - UNM Press
“A River of Traps (A Village Life)” – William de Buys & Alex Harris – In association with the Centre for Documentary Studies at Duke University
“Maxwell Land Grant" (Facsimile of 1942 Edition) – William A. Kelcher – Sunstone Press
“Spanish & Mexican Land Grants & The Law" – Edited by Malcolm Ebright – Sunflower University Press
“Cidermaster of Rio Oscuro” – Harvey Frauenglass – University of Utah Press
“Old Spanish Trail North Branch and its Travellers” – Ron Kessler – Sunstone Press
“Roots of Resistance (A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico)" – Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz University of Oklahoma Press
“Talking Ground” – Douglas Preston – UNM Press
“Cabeza de Vaca’s Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America" - Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca - UNM Press
“The Preservation of the Village: New Mexico’s Hispanics and the New Deal" – Suzanne Forrest – UNM Press
“The Contested Homeland (A Chicano History of New Mexico)” – edited by Gonzales-Berry & Maciel – UNM Press
“Mornings In New Mexico” – D.H. Lawrence – Freedonia Books
A New Mexico Trilogy: “Milagro Beanfield War”, “The Magic Journey”, “The Nirvana Blues” – John Nichols - Ballantine Books
A New Mexico Memoir Series: “If Mountains Die”, “The Last Beautiful Days of Autumn”, “On The Mesa” – John Nichols -?
“The Great Southwest: The Story of a Land and Its People” – Elna S Bakker, Richard G Lillard – Literary Licensing
“New Mexico Genetic Genealogy” (validating and comparing New Mexico genealogical lineages with DNA via the NM DNA Project) – Miguel A. Torrez - https://nmgeneticgenealogy.wordpress.com/
Frank Waters: Book of The Hopi, The Man Who Killed The Deer, Masked Gods, Brave Are My People, and more…
- El Milagro del Santo Niño [The Miracle of the Santo Niño] by Edumenio "Ed" Lovato. There are many more stories at this website.
- Literary Tour of Taos including Truchas (1.0 MG PDF)
- Alabados—article on penitente songs by Alice Corbin Henderson
- Michael Hearne composer of song on the "High Road to Taos."
- Introduction to New Mexican Cuisine from Wikipedia, with definitions of all the New Mexico food words
- Cocinas de New Mexico—more about New Mexico cuisine
- Chimayó Chile—from the New Mexico Tourism Department
- Chimayó Chile Project—a project to encourage farmers to grown heirloom Chimayó chiles
- New Mexico Chile—lore, instructions, and recipes
- New Mexico Restaurants—excellent and informative site
- Northern New Mexico in Depth: Cuisine—from Frommers