Tribal blessing set for representative’s bike ride to Santa Fe
LAS CRUCES – A tribal blessing by members of the for Piro Manso-Tiwa Indian Tribe del Pueblo de San Juan de Guadalupe will be held at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 at Klein Park for State Rep. Angelica Rubio , D-Las Cruces, whom plans to ride her bicycle to Santa Fe for the 2019 session.
The blessing was organized by Las Esperanzas, Inc., a grassroots, nonprofit organization, and will be part of the sendoff for Rubio, who is calling her trip “Rubio’s Ride: Lend Me Your Gears”
Rubio’s planned cycling route to “meet-and-greet” includes Hatch, Truth or Consequences, San Antonio, Belen, and Albuquerque, where she will be met by state representatives from those areas. She expects to arrive at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe on Jan. 12, in time for the legislative session starting on Jan. 15.