Hello! Thank you for coming to Acequia Madre: Acequia Tours with La Llorona at PASEO Festival 2019. Want to learn more about what you heard tonight? The artist, Rica Maestas, used the following resources to develop the tour. Every article is free an available for download online (linked below) and each book should be accessible at your local public library or favorite bookstore. Enjoy!
On Acequia Ecology …
Fernald, A., et al. “Linked Hydrologic and Social Systems That Support Resilience of Traditional Irrigation Communities.” Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 19, no. 1, 2015, pp. 293–307., doi:10.5194/hess-19-293-2015.
Gisser, Micha. “Water markets and the Prior Appropriation Doctrine.” Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, vol. 121, no. 1, 2002, pp. 24-28.
Guldan, Steven J., et al. “Collaborative Community Hydrology Research in Northern New Mexico.” Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, vol. 152, no. 1, 2013, pp. 49–54., doi:10.1111/j.1936-704x.2013.03167.x.
“New Mexico Acequia Association Acequia Governance Handbook.” New Mexico Acequia Association, 2014.
Raheem, N., et al. “A Framework for Assessing Ecosystem Services in Acequia Irrigation Communities of the Upper Río Grande Watershed.” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, vol. 2, no. 5, 2015, pp. 559–575., doi:10.1002/wat2.1091.
Raheem, Nejem. “A Common-Pool Resource Experiment in Acequia Communities.” International Journal of the Commons, vol. 9, no. 1, 2015, p. 306., doi:10.18352/ijc.491.
Rivera, Jose A. 1999. “Water democracies on the Upper Rio Grande, 1598-1998.” Rio Grande ecosystems: linking land, water, and people: Toward a sustainable future for the Middle Rio Grande Basin, by Finch, Deborah M.; Whitney, Jeffrey C.; Kelly, Jeffrey, F.; Loftin, Samuel R. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 1998, p. 20-28.
On La Llorona y La Malinche…
Anaya, Rudolfo A., and Desolina. The Legend of La Llorona: a Short Novel. TQS Publications, 1994.
Miles, Tiya. Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era. University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
Tafolla, Carmen. “Myths and Archetypes.” Infinite Divisions: an Anthology of Chicana Literature, by Naomi Quinonez and Lucha Corpi, Univ. of Arizona Press, 2005.
“Woman Hollering Creek.” Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, by Sandra Cisneros, Bloomsbury, 1993.
Get Involved! Visit the Taos Acequia Association or the New Mexico Acequia Association to learn how!