El Paso Museum of History Holiday History Film Festival

Holiday History Film Festival Presents Celebration of Cultures
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
10:00 to 11:00 AM
FREE
Members of the Piro, Manso, and Lepan Apache tribes describe their culture as it was before contact.

Holiday History Film Festival Presents Cultural & Linguistic Make-up of the Conquistadores
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
2:00 to 3:00 PM
FREE
UNM Professor Dr. Rick Hendricks explains the Spanish influence on the Mission Trail during the colonial period of 1598-1821. Spanish and Indian traditions sometimes meshed and sometimes did not.

Holiday History Film Festival Presents El Paso’s Mission Trail in the Mexican Period, 1821 – 1848
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
10:00 to 11:00 AM
FREE
This lecture explains what happened on El Paso’s Mission trail under the early Mexican government. Also on this same film, hear Dr. George Torok and Professor Leon Blevins talk about the American Period and the Mexican Revolution Period of 1848-1930.

Holiday History Film Festival Presents Viticulture (grapes) in the Southwest in the early years
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
2:00 to 3:00 PM
FREE
Zin Valle winery owner Vic Poulos describes the history of wine and grapes in th El Paso Southwest. Also on this same film, Bill and Yolie Radcliffe explain the story of Crypto Jews in the Southwest. There are families with some Jewish traditions in Mexican communities that wonder how they got these traditions.

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