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You Know History.
Now Discover Prehistory.
Smith Collection projectile points.
The Eastern New Mexico University and Blackwater Draw Museum sit on the traditional homelands of the Comanche, Mescalero Apache, and Kiowa peoples past and present. We express our gratitude for the opportunity to live, work, and learn on this land. This calls us to commit to continuing to learn how to be better stewards of the land we inhabit as well.
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Our Historic Activities Exhibit is Here!
Ever wonder about all the non-archaeological activities at the site over the years? Well, there have been plenty! From looting to dumping to shooting, come check out our new exhibit.
The blown up bowling ball is especially enjoyable. . .
Check out a short museum preview video below or our museum page here for more info.
All three of these murals, as well as numerous others, were painted by Shirley East for the original museum on Highway 70.
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