Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Ms. Deborah Blanche
Email deb@palomitaproductions.org
Phone 505/425-5004
Fax 505/425-5004
Address Palomita Productions
Box 1988 Old Town Post Office
Las Vegas, NM  87701
US
Biographical Info Deborah Blanche -- actor, writer and storyteller -- has been creating Chautauqua programs for NMHC since 1985. Deb has toured coast-to-coast with her ever-expanding repertoire of Western women.
Program Title LA NINA: Nina Otero-Warren
Character Name Nina Otero-Warren
 
Program Description Born into the families Luna and Otero, Nina moved to Santa Fe as a teenager. La Nina was superintendent of schools. She was also an organizer of Santa Fe Fiesta, Indian Market, and Spanish Colonial Arts. She worked to get New Mexico women the right to vote, then ran for U.S. Congress in 1922. Meet her in 1951 for her 70th birthday as she reminisces, confides, answers and disclaims -- and even tells some stories from her book, "Old Spain in our Southwest."
Series New Mexico History and Cultures
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
Seeking to understand
who we are,
who we were
and who we aspire to be.

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