Pastoral Clinic

Pastoral Clinic

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  • Northern New Mexico was once a resource rich land.
  • The Hispano culture settled the region. They are a mixed culture of native people of the region and Spanish conquistadors.
  • The culture built a relationship with the land over the centuries. They depended on it for sustenance and economic survival.
  • The Hispanos have historically been a minority in the region. As such they have endured a long history of marginalization.
  • We are here to civilize those brown people, they are savages
  • You will learn our religion and our culture!!
  • The centuries pass and the Hispano culture merges and becomes a mixture of cultures.
  • I am headed out to work the fields. Work is hard but at least I can take care of my family.
  • Communities grew and families were raised.
  • Technology developed and industry moved into the area. A new layer of disenfranchisement developed for the Hispano people.
  • I hate working here. I wish I could still live off of the land like my ancestors.
  • I am so sad, all I can think about is how good my life was in the past. There is so much sadness in my life now.
  • Poveryt and heroin use is endemic in the area.
  • Dios Mio!! I long for a time when I could live from the land.
  • I wish things could be like they used to be
  • Those times are only memories.
  • Nuestra cultura es una memoria.
  • I just want to forget.
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