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New Mexican (Newspaper) - August 19, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE Locally owned and independent ServingNnv Mexico for156 yews FRIDAY AUGUST 19 2005 FIFTY CENTS ExLANL worker files defamation suit By ANDY LENDERMAN The New Mexican A retired Los Alamos National Laboratory employee accused and later of trying to purchase a car with lab money has sued the Jab two televisionbroadcast com panies and 6thers claiming defama tion breach of contract fraud and other charges state District Court records show Lillian Anaya arid her husband Mel of Santa Fe County sued LANL some lab workers CBS Broadcast ing theowner of Albuquerques KRQE News 13 and TriCity Auto Sales of others according to a civil complaint filed Wednesday The Anayas allege defamation falselight invasion of privacy breach of contract fraud and other injuries related to an investigation and later broadcasts concerning the disputed purchase of a Ford Mus tang with a lab credit card accord ing to the complaint and other sources The suit seeks unspecified damages Lillian Anaya was first accused in a lab audit of charging a Ford Mustang to her government credit card according to the com plaint In June 2003 lab investiga tors cleared her of that allegation according to a lab news release But a lawyer for the car dealer involved TriCity Auto Sales main tained Thursday that Anaya did order a custombuilt car over the phone and supplied a creditcard number A lab spokesman declined to com ment Thursday because of the pend ing lawsuit The incident began in May 2002 when Lillian Anaya processed a lab purchase order for 21 transducers according to the complaint Thats equipment used in scientific experi ments according to the lab Please see LANL Page A4 MARKET FRENZY BEGINS Karl New Mexican American Indian artists stand in line outside Sweeney Convention Center on Thursday the day for artists to register for this weekends Indian Market and turn in works for the juried art show By SHANNON SHAW The New Mexican Streets inand around the Plaza are closed vehicles with outof state license plates are filling parking lots and restaurants hotels and galleries are hum ming as the city prepares for the 84th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market More than 700 tents and 650 booths are being set up down town for the market the focus of Santa Fes busiest tourism weekend Hundreds of Southwestern Association for Indian Arts volunteers are folding Tshirts selling posters and otherwise helping at the Sweeney Conven tion Center where artwork will be judged today and put on dis play this evening Its been nonstop phone calls and nonstop said Staci Golar SWAIA develop ment associate Members and committee members wanting to know where their tickets are for all the SWAIA events among many others The Santa Fe Police Depart ment is encouraging everyone to of the Santa Fe Trails Indian Market Park Please see MARKET Page A8 Jemez potter rediscovering lost techniques Clyde New Mexican Jemez Pueblo potter Joshua Madalena worked six years to replicate an ancient recipe for mak ing Jemez blackandwhite pottery Some of his pottery from left Includes a water jug and cer emonial bowl By MARISSA STONE The New Mexican Some pots broke Others cracked or burned But Jemez Pueblo pot ter Joshua Madalena kept crafting the vessels some times late into the night He was searching for the lost recipe of the Jemez blackonwhite pottery of his ancestors After six years of sacri fice searching and experi mentation Madalena found the formula that had been lost for three centuries Jemez lacks a liv ing art of pottery that mirrors the work of its ancestors archaeologists and anthropologists kept telling Madalena And it bothered him Their words were very powerful to he said I take my culture and my traditions very Those words led the pot ter on a quest to find the ingredients for the pots Madalena 38 also is a park ranger at Jemez State Monument and a Sandoval County commissioner if you What Panel discussion on Tradition innova tion in Southwest Pueblo Pottery Who Santa Ana Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo pot ters archaeologists museum directors and an author Where Museum of Indian Art Culture When 34 today Cost Free Oral tradition has it that Jemez people smashed pots other than those that were absolutely nec essary and wiped out traces of the recipe for the vessels sometime around the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 They didnt want the Span ish to have the formula for the vessels which were not only beautiful but served a practical purpose Food could be eaten stored and cooked in them Archaeologists believe the Jemez pottery was made between 1300 and 1750 Some of the ves See POTTERJ Page A5 INSIDE TODAY Annies Mailbox D5 Local news Cl Business D3 Lotteries C2 Classifieds El Opinion Comics A9 D6 Police notes C2 Crossword D5 Scoreboard B2 Generation Nett Dl Sports Bl Horoscope D5 Stocks D4 Todays forecast Some sun a Tstorm in the High 84 low 57 Page C10 Five sections 42 pages Pasatiempp 144 pages 156th year issue No 231 Publication No 596440 Late paper News tips Main office 9844363 9863030 9833303 Saluting masters at Indian Market John I Kings scenes of modern Navajo life are among the thousands of works that fuel the 84th annual Indian Market More than 600 artfilled booths will line Palace Lincoln and Washington avenues San Francisco Street and Old Santa Fe Trail this weekend Pasatiempo salutes both the 2005 market and its masters Pasatiempo inside Bittersweet truth about chocolate Something in cocoa beans might be good for your heart but thats no reason to load up on highfat highcalorie chocolate bars and brownies Page C8 Todays obituary Brett Salvador Fuschini 41 Espafiola Aug 13 Page C2 Alexander New Mexican State requests bids for railhub project The Associated Press The state Transportation Department has given pri vate realestate developers until November to submit proposals for a major rede velopment of the agencys headquarters at the intersec tion of Cerrillos and Cordova roads Gov Bill Richardsons administration earlier this year announced that it might have private developers finance and build a transit hub for commuter rail and a new office building for the Transportation Department on 25 acres of stateowned land The project also could include apartments retail shops and a parking garage on the site south of Santa Fes downtown Several dozen contractors and others packed a room at the departments headquar Please see HUB Page A10 Critics say minority becoming misnomer By ERIN TEXEIRA The Associated Press What do you call a minority that is becoming the majority News that Texas is the fourth state in which non Hispanic whites make up less than 50 percent of residents has renewed discussion about whether the term minority has outlived its usefulness Critics include both liberals and conservatives While some think the com plaints are mere nitpick ing others argue the word is increasingly inaccurate obsolete and even offensive Twenty or 30 years ago we saw the country as a major itywhite country with a black minority but now you have places where that is a woe fully poor description of what is going especially given rapidly growing Hispanic population said Roderick J See MINORITY Page A6