Library Celebrates 50 Years

The Jemez Springs Public Library first opened in April 1965. The 50th anniversary was celebrated with an author symposium and open house. The symposium featured two authors who had appeared in the noted series of author talks that began in 2001. They were N. Scott Momaday, who spoke at the … More Library Celebrates 50 Years

First Tri-Cultural Authors Symposium

Excerpts from a column by Jim Belshaw in the Albuquerque Journal, Oct. 10, 2005 I like the way that, three years ago, Morris had a grand idea about getting three literary Masters of the Universe together in Jemez Springs to talk about what they do. For free. He thought it … More First Tri-Cultural Authors Symposium

New Mexico Authors Speak To Hundreds

Transcribed from Jemez Thunder, Feb. 15, 2002 About 500 people crowded into the Jemez Valley High School auditorium on Feb. 2 for the symposium featuring New Mexico authors Tony Hillerman, Rudolfo Anaya and N. Scott Momaday. The state’s three literary giants had never appeared on the same stage before, and … More New Mexico Authors Speak To Hundreds

N.M. Authors Go Back to School

N.M. Authors Go Back to School: Momaday, Anaya and Hillerman Participate in Symposium at Jemez Springs High by Anthony DellaFlora, Journal Staff Writer Transcribed from Albuquerque Journal, Feb. 6, 2002  CANON – It was a once-in-lifetime-event – the first public appearance together by renowned New Mexico authors N. Scott Momaday, … More N.M. Authors Go Back to School

Grand Opening Was a Big Hit

Transcribed from Jemez Thunder, March 15, 2000 More than 100 friends of the Jemez Springs Public Library gathered to help celebrate the Grand Opening of the newly remodeled library on Saturday, March 11. Jemez Springs Mayor David Sanchez, and State Senator Richard Romero of Albuquerque spoke briefly at an informal … More Grand Opening Was a Big Hit

Natachee Scott Momaday Dies in Santa Fe at Age 83

By Kathleen Wiegner, from Jemez Thunder, October 01, 1996   Natachee Scott Momaday, a longtime resident of Jemez Springs, died on Sept. 26 in Santa Fe. She was 83 years old. Born in 1913, Natachee was named for her Cherokee great-grandmother, and grew up in Kentucky. Her father, Theodore Scott, … More Natachee Scott Momaday Dies in Santa Fe at Age 83