State of the Re:Union
This week on State of the Re:Union, host Al Letson takes a trip to New Mexico.
For millennia, The Española Valley has been inhabited by land-based people, who, until the middle of the last century, didn't rely on outside jobs for survival. The acequia has played a key part in sustaining this way of life. An acequia is an irrigation ditch and way of distributing water, but it's also a local government, with 11,000 year old roots in the Middle-East.