Culture connects us all…

Roasting green chile for those of us in Northern New Mexico is as much of a fall ritual as prepping for the holidays.  The other night, I felt like roasting some, and even though it wasn’t Hatch chile, I felt like I was part of something far bigger than myself….

That’s the power of simple things like roasting chile: It reminds of who we are and from where we come.  Culture is who we are; we relate through activities that connect us to each other and to the past. I fight what I believe to my own good fight so that my culture lives on…even if in simple activities like roasting green chile…





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