Old satellites recycled as Route 66 Native art
Last updated 11/24/2018 at 4:46pm
GRANTS, N.M.-If you're driving along historic Route 66, keep an eye open for one of the country's largest tributes to Native American culture.
When Connect 66 Internet, a New Mexico broadband company affiliated with Sacred Wind Communications, ended up with a bunch of satellite dishes they didn't need, they decided to recycle them to look like giant Native baskets. So the eight-foot dishes were wrapped with copies of Native basket paintings and placed along Route 66 in Grants, New Mexico.
"This is the first time that I know about that someone has taken an actual satellite dish and a Nativ...