National Geographic : 1949 Dec
Bouquets of Onions Hang Like Wash from a Laundry Line This farmwife lives in oasislike Chimayo, whose green orchards, lilac hedges, yellow roses, and golden cottonwoods enchant visitors. Unaccustomed to the pressures of crowded cities, she takes her calm, untroubled village for granted. Centuries have wrought little change in Chimayo; cars make the main difference. Boy and Goat Both Descend from Settlers from Spain In some remote communitiesfarming methods goback tocolonial days. An occasional wooden plow still breaks thesoil. Cereals arecutbyhand; and goats, circling through the straw, stamp outthegrain. Goats aswell assheep, horses, and pigs were introduced into theSouthwest bySpanish pioneers.