Tribal Feast Days, Festivals Events New Mexico Tourism Please note Dates and Times are subject to change Events can be closed to non tribal members without notice Please call ahead for up to date information January New Years Day Most Pueblos Various dances, Transfer of Canes of Authority to new Tribal Officers Taos Pueblo Turtle Dance, marking the beginning of the new year Jan Mexico s Day of the Dead nine of the best places to visit The Day of the Dead was designated an intangible world heritage by UNESCO in The official UNESCO description of Mexico s Indigenous Festivity dedicated to the Dead summarizes its significance As practised by the indigenous communities of Mexico, el Da de los Muertos Day of the Dead commemorates the transitory return to Earth of deceased relatives and loved ones. Mole Poblano Mexico s National Food Dish Mexonline History Of Mexico s Most Famous Culinary Preparation Most people associate mole with either with Puebla or Oaxaca, but the origin of mole poblano, the thick, rich, chocolate tinged sauce made so famous in the colonial mountain city of Puebla, Mexico, is still disputed, and generally involves these two versions of the legend The first says that th Century nuns from the Convent of Santa Candlemas Candlemas also spelled Candlemass , also known as the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus and the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a Christian Holy Day commemorating the presentation of Jesus at the Temple.It is based upon the account of the presentation of Jesus in Luke In accordance with Leviticus a woman was to be presented for purification by The Food Timeline Presidents food favorites George Washington George Washington is often associated with cherries cherry tree, cherry pie etc According to his biographers, our first president did, indeed, love cherries He also loved a wide variety of fruits, nuts, and fish. Richard Sandoval Growing up in Mexico City, Richard Sandoval would join his grandmother in the kitchen and gather around her large table with family to enjoy lively Mexican feasts prepared from scratch. Christmas flowers North America Poinsettia The ancient Aztecs ruling tribe in central Mexico at the time of contact with Europe prized the poinsettia as a symbol of purity.Centuries later, Mexico s early Christians adopted the poinsettia as their prized Christmas Eve flower The Mexican poinsettia, known as the Christmas Flower in North America, is used in most Christmas decorations, owing to its bright red Pin and Travel News, travel, trends, weddings Pin and Travel is your travel magazine trends, news, weddings Mexican Barbacoa What Is It and How Is It Made Traditionally, barbacoa is a preparation of meat usually sheep, goat, or beef that is steam cooked in an underground oven until very tender and succulent Today the term is also sometimes used for a similar preparation made on a stovetop or in a slow cooker. Districts The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Inc including Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa , is an IRS registered c tax exempt charity A contribution designated restricted for a specific purpose when accepted, will be used only to fund expenses related to that purpose.