La Herencia 1994-2009 is the only publication in New Mexico to have documented all aspects of Hispanic culture with the help of historians, academics and most importantly, lay people who shared their recollections for future generations.

This 348-page, searchable index features more than 30,000 entries of the work published in the 64 issues of La Herencia.

The electronic files feature a one-time download feature that can be reprinted onto individual computers but cannot be sent to others.

La Herencia Vol. 5

New Mexico’s love affair with gambling. The legacy of los penitentes brought from Spain and still a part of village culture. El baile de los cascarones: an Easter tradition. Some Spanish words have Arabic origins. Easter recipes, herbal remedies, and patron saints. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 4

Family remembrances of Christmas traditions. Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Anthony de Padua, and the rosary maker. Paño art: a different type of canvas. Recipes, herbal remedies, and patron saints. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 3

Santa Fe’s Barrio de Analco. New Mexico’s Spanish fantasy. The St. Michael’s fire of 1926 and El Rito’s Normal School. New Mexico survivors of the Bataan Death March. The challenges and rewards of bilingual education. Recipes, herbal remedies, and patron saints. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 2

Albina Lucero, Santa Fe’s first female deputy sheriff. Descansos: roadside memorials.  Cockfighting in New Mexico. Club Real, a Santa Fe fiesta organization. Reyes Lopez Tijerina. Turn of the century baseball leagues. Recipes, herbal remedies, and patron saints. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 1

La Herencia’s premier issue featuring our nation’s first Thanksgiving, which was held in April.

The origin of Las Varas de San José (hollyhocks). Lenten poetry and recipes. The oldest midwife in Las Vegas.  Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.