Culture Series: NM Land Grants & Water Rights
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Land grants and water rights have been an integral part of New Mexico's history. The subject of intense debates, long and arduous discussions and disagreements, court rulings and legislation, land grant and acequia rights remain an ongoing issue in New Mexico today. This Culture Series presentation by Dr. Stefanie Beninato addresses the cultural, social, economic and political history as well as jurisprudence.
Dr. Beninato is a long-time public historian, working on projects ranging from archaeological surveys to genealogy, land use and water law. She lectures and teaches to a wide audience on tours and in classrooms.
Admission to this presentation in the Museum's theater is free and is supported by the New Mexico Humanities Council.