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34:36
Elisa Leyva and Yolanda Leyva

Dr. Yolanda Chavez Leyva [no age given] speaks with her granddaughter Elisa Jacinta Leyva (19) about Elisa’s great-great-great grandmother Canuta of the Rarámuri people.

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36:41
Kristen Rael Wakefield and Anthony Rael

Kristen Rael Wakfield (40) and her father Anthony Rael (65) discuss their ancestor Mathias Montaño, a genízaro (captured indigenous person of New Mexico), occupying the same land he once lived on, and the research Kristen is doing to better understand...

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Aaron Taylor and Joseph Moreno

Cousins Aaron Taylor (45) and Joseph Moreno (40) share a plática about their family history and Indigenous ancestry, the value of language and culture in education, and the intricacies of mestizo identity in New Mexico.

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39:37
Bob Haozous and Emily Haozous

Dr. Emily Haozous (49) and her father Bob Haozous (80) discuss their family history, the legacy and identity of Bob’s grandfather, and the impact Bob's grandfather has had on their own sense of identity.

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Juliana Fatula and Tracy Harmon

Juliana Aragón Fatula (66) talks to her friend Tracy Harmon (59) about being a corn mother as well as what she’s learned about her ancestry through her genealogy work.

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20:15
Theresa Valdéz Maestas and Jake Maestas

Theresa Valdéz Maestas (78) sits down with her husband Jake Maestas (88) to share the story of her great-grandmother Maria Rita Gallegos, a Navajo woman taken captive as a servant by Manuel Antonio Gallegos.

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Weston Archuleta and Lukas Archuleta

Brothers Weston Archuleta (32) and Lukas Archuleta (29) discuss their family history and their journey to understand their Indigenous heritage as the descendants of enslaved Indigenous people. They also reflect on New Mexican culture and life in Santa Fe.

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40:10
Gary Cook and Miguel Tórrez

Friends Gary Medina Cook [no age given] and Miguel A. Tórrez (47) talk about their lineage, genealogy, and connection to Taos, Nex Mexico. They also talk about ethnogenesis, the Taos Raid of 1760, and Genízaro identity.

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33:47
LeAnn Vigil and Tanya Vigil

Sisters LeAnn Vigil (41) and Tanya Vigil (40) share details their mother uncovered about their ancestor, Andres Woodson, who was a Native child sold into slavery at the age of ten. The two also consider how that legacy has left...

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39:40
Diane [No Name Given] and Rose Herrera Figueroa

Cousins and descendants of Andres DeHerrera and Miguel DeHerrera, Diane [No Name Given] (39) and Rose Herrera Figueroa (56), discuss their family history. They talk about being descendants of enslaved Navajo people and how that history has impacted their lives....

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26:42
Ernest Trujillo and Ronald Montez

Ernest Trujillo (79) shares memories of his great grandfather, José María Mares, a captured “genízaro” from New Mexico, with his grandson Ronald Montez (38).

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38:46
Genevieve Mitchell and James Chavez

Siblings Genevieve Chavez Mitchell (66) and James "Jim" Martin Chavez (64) come together to share memories of their grandparents on the Chavez and Tafoya sides of their family, as well as memories they have from growing up.

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36:01
Cynthia Gomez and Amanda Gonzales

Cousins Cynthia Gomez (68) and Amanda Gonzalez (42) talk about their grandmother Rosa Maria Chavez, their identities, and how they are finding healing through uncovering their family history.

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44:13
Estevan Rael-Galvez and Edward Chacón-Lontín

Long time friends Estevan Rael-Galvez (54) and Edward "Eddie" Joseph Chacón-Lontín (68) share a conversation about Eddie's family heritage, his mother’s practice of silence in the interest of survival, and his experience understanding and embracing his mixed identity. The two...

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40:04
Adele Johnson and Carolyn Bornfleth

Cousins Carolyn Bornfleth (68) and Adele Johnson (72) remember their ancestor Maria Rosa Villalpando, who was captured by the Comanche tribe in 1760. They discuss how Villalpando ultimately came to lead an independent life in St. Louis, MO and bond...

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36:31
Fred Sanchez and Brenda Rodriguez

Cousins Brenda Rodriguez (62) and Fred Sanchez (57) discuss their ancestors with a focus on their great-great grandfather Salvador Sanchez whom they learned was a Navajo nation member.

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39:14
Melissa Espinoza-Smart and Jo Corona

Jo Corona (34) interviews Melissa Espinoza-Smart (54) about her great, great grandmother, Maria Guadalupe Garcia Lucero and her journey learning more about her indigenous heritage.

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27:59
Margaret Rodríguez Callahan and Robert Rodríguez

Siblings Margaret Rodríguez Callahan [no age given] and Robert “Bo” Rodríguez [no age given] have a conversation about their great-grandmother, Rosa Bernal, who was captured and enslaved in Las Vegas, NM in 1860. They mourn her difficult life while also...