On February 2nd, 2017 the New Mexico Land Grant Council co-hosted with the New Mexico Land Grant Consejo the 169th Annual Commemoration of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo at the Santa Fe Roundhouse. This year the New Mexico Land Grant Consejo presented Life Time Achievement Awards to Mr. Charlie Chacón of the San Joaquín del Río de Chama Land Grant and Mr. Adelicio Herrera of the Cañón de Carnué Land Grant on the floor of the House of Representatives. Venessa Chavez-Gutierrez, president of the Tajique Land Grant, will be this year’s MC. This will be an opportunity to get updates on status on land grants in New Mexico, including state and federal legislation affecting land grants as well as hear from elected officials. The keynote speaker for the commemoration is New Mexico's former state historian Mr. Robert Tórrez. Entertainment this year was provided by the Baile Ilusion of Las Vegas.