Awakening in Taos

The Mabel Dodge Luhan Story

ISBN: 979-8-3507-0603-1
By: Gordon, Mark


Awakening in Taos: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Story Mabel Dodge was a trailblazing feminist 100 years ahead of her time. She was a wealthy writer, and a champion for Women and Native American rights. In 1917 she moved from Greenwich Village to Taos, New Mexico where she married Tony Lujan, a Tiwa Indian from Taos Pueblo. Mabel was responsible for bringing artists, and writers to Taos. They include Georgia O’Keeffe, Ansel Adams, and DH Lawrence.


Mark Gordon

Mark Jay Gordon is and independent filmmaker, living and working in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Awakening in Taos is his first feature length documentary film. He is working on his second feature film, a sequel, next generation project about Tony Lujan's great grandson, Blue Spruce Standing Deer a Native American Artist, singer and drummer.