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“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” Thomas Jefferson
A Community
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Sunset on Taos Mountain Jan 1, 2011 photo by Robin Collier ©2013, click for larger view
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Acequia Reports

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Stories 2016
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December 2016

Standing Rock

Lyla Johnston Dec 4 12:38
Celabrating a victory, while preparing for more activism & prayer.

Lorreta Lynch 6:01
Attorney General sends Community Relations Services to Standing Rock for mediation

Carol Miller 21:19
Report from Standing Rock .

Taos Pueblo 39:26
Honoring Tony Reyna, Standing Rock, & Christmas Season Ceremonials. Llona Spruce and Maureen Miribal of Taos Pueblo Tourism.

Poet Nancy Ryan 50:37
Reading by her friends at SOMOS 20 November 2016

Immigrant Meeting 7:59
Las Cumbres meeting with Siena Sanderson and Jose Gonzales

Alcohol in Taos County
Leia Layas and Ashleigh Grycner of Taos Alive

Bye Bye Birdie 20:56
Cindy Valerio on the Musical

Taos Music School
Morten Nielson

Taos Currents - Mike Tilley

Kit Carson Electric Coop 1:00:21
Link Summers, Rose de Georges and Peggy Nelson on the rate increase

Community Against Violence 29:31
Rachel Cox

Community Against Violence 10:56
Rachel Cox on Gaslighting

Human Rights Day 30:09
Letter writing at SOMOS Dec 10 108 Civic Center Dr.

November 2016

Standing Rock

Lyla Johnston Nov 28 13:33
Contact Community Relations Services Department of Justice for mediation

Lyla Johnston Nov. 24 19:07
What do our ancestors teach us? On Thanksgiving and Standing Rock

Lyla Johnston Nov 20 9:20
What you can do, Dec 15 march.

Lyla Johnston Nov 17 9:20
Charges dropped, on working locally

Pat McCabe Standing Rock
Spiritual foundation of the protest

Lyla Johnston on the Election & Report on Standing Rock 21:13
Understanding the election and Nov. 15 protest at Army Corp of Engineer offices. Nov 10

Lyla Johnston on the Election 5:35
Loving & prayer Nov 9

Dream Tree 12:24
Irene Loy on Homeless youth

Taos Alive Opiates
Leia Layas & Miles Bonny
of Taos Alive

Beverly Valencia - Taos Pueblo
Youth Outreach and Community Service

Taos Food Coop 30:42
Susan Moore on the history of the Taos Food Coop and current activites.

Top Of World Water Transfer
Kay Matthews of La Jicarita News explains the history of the water transfer to Santa Fe County and how water transfers affect the public welfare

David Barsamian of Alternative Radio 30:32
On his talks in Taos & Crestone

Suicide & the Gorge Bridge 30:42
Ted Wiard of Golden Willow

Taos Library Report 6:34
Joanne Forman on books on war in our library


Taos Currents - Mike Tilley

Erin Sanborn Democratic Chair Part 1
Meeting Dec 3 Kit Carson Coop

Erin Sanborn Democratic Chair Part 2 21:32

Greens Party on the Election

Steve Wiard - the Shared Table 28:01
And his ministry & politcal activism

Ken Scarbrough on the Election 30:33
Chair of the Taos Republican Party on Trump's win

Taos Currents -Taos Pueblo
Visiting Taos Pueblo and understanding the Village. Taos Pueblo Tourism Director Ilona Spruce

Taos Currents Ted Dimond 30:20
On Grief and the Election

Taos Currents Bill Whaley 30:52
On the Election and local issues by the editor of Taos Friction

October 2016


Ron Gardiner 23:05
Kay Matthews remembers the water advocate

Fracking Jemez 29:58
Jeanne Green & Marilyn Hoff on DEIS for thermo drilling leases

Interview with Beata Tsosie-Peña Gathering for Mother Earth 35:47

Lyla Johnston Prayer Standing Rock 3:10

Lyla Johnston Standing Rock 28:25

Ski Valley Waste Pt 1 58:12
Hearing Oct 26

Ski Valley Waste Pt 2 38:54
Hearing Oct 26

Cultural Interviews

Jenny Bird 29:53

Dracula High School Play 13:38

Election Interviews

Taos Democrats 32:38
Taos Currents Interview

State Democrat Rally 29:08
Last rally in Taos before election

Ballot County Clerk 11:28

Republican Chair 30:47
Ken Scarborough chair of Taos Republicans

Michael Romero 28:39
Republican candiate for Congress

Green Party 32:04

4 story Hotels

Oppose: Hotel Zone 22:21
On the 4 story Hotel Overlay Zone

Support: Hotel - Town Planner 14:38
On the 4 story Hotel Overlay Zone

Maes-Vigil: Hotel & Planning 32:12
Interview with David Maes and Daniel Vigil on the 4 story Hotel Overlay Zone and planning in Taos.

Social Service Interviews

Community Against Violence 29:51

Las Cumbres Community Services 29:02
Siena and Charles on services Las Cumbres offers in Taos County

Taos Community Foundation 31:28

September 2016

Chamisal Acequia Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Chamisal Acequia Sunday 1 pm Sep. 25 at the Anciaños Center on the proposed plan to put more than 1 mile in a 38" plastic pipe. Robin Collier interviews Max Garcia on his opposition to the plan.

Max Garcia Interview 18:24

Chamisal Acequia Meeting

Robin Collier interviews Samuel Lopez, commissioner on the Chamisal y Ojitos Acequia, with another point of view on the pipeline project.

Samuel Lopez 36:10

Victor Jara
Chilean Folksinger Victor Jara by Joanne Forman.

Victor Jara 8:06

Taos Environmental Film Festival

Robin Collier interviews Jean Stevens about the Film Festival events beginning Sep. 28.

Jean Stevens 7:14

Taos Current KCEI
Mike Tilley interviews Robin Collier about KCEI & Cultural Energy for Taos Currents

Taos Currents -KCEI 30:05

Jenny Vincent, the legendary folk singer of Taos, died Sunday May 8th, 2016 at age 103
Below are photos and recordings we have done with this beautiful and brave woman.

Jenny Vincent's 100th Birthday

Our Taos living treasure celebrated with song and friends in San Cristobal & Taos. Here are some songs with some touching thoughts by Jenny.

Thanks from Jenny 3:25
Sing Along 2:43
De Colores
NM Dance tune

Jenny in San Cristobal Apr 26, 2013 with son Larry and grand daughter
Full hour of songs from the San Cristobal Birthday Celebration 1:04:59


Two part interview by Robin Collier with Jenny Vincent New Year's Eve 2006. She tells of how she came to Taos, her school, the McCarthy period, how she collected & taught Spanish music, her music publishing, with some songs.

Jenny Vincent part 1 28 min
Jenny Vincent part 2 28 min

Live performance of the Jenny Vincent Trio September 2007 at the Martinez Hacienda with Rick Klein & Audrey Davis.

Martinez Hacienda 2007 56 min

All photos & recording by Robin Collier. Copyright Cultural Energy 2006-2013

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David Barsamian Post Election Activism | Another World is Possible | Middle East Crisis
Public Meetings and Political Forums | Nancy Ryan's Womenspeak™ | Amigos Bravos - Radio Rio™
Picuris/Miranda Canyon Subdivision on the La Serna Grant includes Map
Sustain Taos: Bioneers' Shows | Lyla Johnston's Native Momentum™
Community Story Telling - Robert Wolf | ¡Que Vivan las Acequias!™ - Miguel Santistevan
Teen Media Camp Radio
| Teen Media Camp Video | Writers on Radio™ SOMOS
Geoff Bryce's Acequia Reports
| Lisa Fox's Farming Thru the Seasons™| Maye Torres Untitled™
Jasmine Bennett interviews Presidential Candidates | Interview: Agnes Martin
Cuentos de mi Valle™
: Theresa Silva
Bob Romero's Historia de Taos™ | John Paternoster's Rules of the Justice Game™
Mike Tilley's Taos Currents | Flowers Espinosa - Red Air™
All audio segments and photos are copyright 2003-2017 by Cultural Energy and/or the creators and may not be reproduced in any form.