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Taos News

COUNCIL CHANGES KIT CARSON PARK NAME TO  ‘RIGHT PAST WRONGS’

TAOS, NM – In an act town officials are calling a gesture of reconciliation, the Taos Town Council has changed the name of Kit Carson Memorial Park to Red Willow Park…

Town manager Rick Bellis told The Taos News Wednesday there would be a ceremony in the coming weeks to formally change the name of the park. Bellis said changing the name would help restore the relationship between the town and Taos Pueblo.

Bellis credited Taos musician Robby Romero with the name “Red Willow,” which was meant to be a neutral alternative. Bellis said the Kit Carson name has been a sticking point as the town works to collaborate with the pueblo on various projects, including events and festivals in the town limits.

Summer Of The Red Willow

IRON HORSE A Coming Together. Native Rock recording artists Robby Romero and Robert Mirabal have come together with a new Alter-Native single Iron Horse to drop August 12, 2014, during the Summer Of The Red Willow on iTunes, Amazon and other leading music stores worldwide.

Iron Horse, commemorates the Summer of the Red Willow June 10, 2014, historic name-change of Kit Carson Park to Red Willow Park by the Town Of Taos.

There’s an Iron Horse coming down the track and it’s bringing the people back… Rolling Thunder fills the sky wipe your tears let them dry… the longest walk will reunite we’re coming together into the light… emancipation one nation in celebration all our relation – Iron Horse (Romero/Mirabal)

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