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New Mexico Spanish Missions

San Lorenzo de Picurís

Picurís pueblo was once one of the largest Tiwa pueblos, but today it is one of the smallest, with about 1,801 tribal members. Their language, Tiwa, is part of...

Pecos Pueblo National Historical Park

There is nothing ‘new’ about New Mexico. Study of prehistoric populations in North America is ongoing, with sites in North and South America establishing a lengthy record of human...

Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zuñi

Zuñi Pueblo is the largest of the 19 New Mexican Pueblos, covering more than 700 square miles, with a population of over 10,000. Mission Building in Zuñi Pueblo The Zuñi encountered...

San José de Laguna

Laguna Pueblo The Laguna lived on the banks of the Rio San José in west-central New Mexico for thousands of year. They arrived long before the advent of written records. Laguna...

San Esteban del Rey de Acoma

Charles Lummis was a journalist interested in historic preservation and indian rights. He traveled through New Mexico in the 1880s. The stark landscapes had a visceral impact on him. And in...

San Gregorio de Abó Mission

The Tompiro People The people that settled Abo at the end of the 11th century were part of the Tompiro group, the same group that established pueblos at Quarai and...

San Ysidro & San Buenaventura Missions

Freshwater lakes, with abundant fish, waterfowl, bison, and antelope once covered New Mexico. The Permian Sea extended into the region, leaving traces throughout the state, including the gypsum that...

Nuestra Señora de Purísima Concepción de Quarai

Captain Francisco Sánchez Chamuscado and Father Agustín Rodríguez reached the five Tompiro speaking villages that comprise the Salinas pueblos in 1581–1582. The Tompiro settled in the region around in...

San Miguel Mission | Socorro

Don Juan de Oñate arrived in what is now Socorro in May of 1598. The expedition encountered a hospitable tribe of Indians who provided them with a generous supply...

San Jeronimo Mission

UNESCO World Heritage Site Taos is a UNESCO World Heritage cultural site. The community is distinct, unique and enduring. The pueblo, in its current, multi-story form, dates back to the...

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