1. MarieMcC says:

    Probably has something to do with the fact that New Mexico has a fair sized population of indigenous Americans. They probably wouldn’t allow it to be built today. Speaking of American Indians, are they still holding the intertribal festival at Red Rock? I was there in 1974!!

  2. Helen says:

    Marie, yes the Intertribal Festival is in August! There is an even larger one in Albuquerque in April. Called the Gathering of Nations!

    Kris, yes it is in front of a strip mall. But the arrow was there first!

    John… that must have been a big spot! LOL

    Stefan, I don’t think they have a box long enough to ship it in!

    Thanks all of you for visiting Albuquerque DP!

  3. Kim says:

    I just had to look it up:

    “Why does the shopping center at Indian School and Carlisle have a giant arrow?
    Indian plaza, built in 1961, gained its trademark arrow because developer Elmer Sproul’s logo was an arrow. ”

    I love the photo!

  4. Kim says:

    PS–We have the Hat & Boots to go with it, here in Seattle! Oh, these old 50s and 60s giant roadside attention-getters!

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