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  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples' Day as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus .New Mexico is scheduled Monday to mark its statewide Indigenous Peoples' Day with an invocation by several tribal leaders in unison in their Native languages. There also will be a parade and traditional dances at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque.State offices in Maine also are scheduled to close in honor of the holiday.

  • PECAN PRODUCTION

New Mexico forecast to lead US in pecan production in 2019LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is expected to lead the U.S. in pecan production this year as growers prepare for the upcoming harvest.The U.S. Agriculture Department's statistics service says production in the Southwest state is forecast at a record high 97 million pounds (nearly 44,000 metric tons).

  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples' Day as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus .New Mexico is scheduled Monday to mark its statewide Indigenous Peoples' Day with an invocation by several tribal leaders in unison in their Native languages. There also will be a parade and traditional dances at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque.State offices in Maine also are scheduled to close in honor of the holiday.

  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY

Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples' DayALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples' Day as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus .New Mexico is scheduled Monday to mark its statewide Indigenous Peoples' Day with an invocation by several tribal leaders in unison in their Native languages.

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