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Picuris Mission

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...
Picuris Mission

Spanish Missions in New Mexico

New Mexico has an abundance of Spanish missions. Far more people are aware of California’s missions, many of which have been well preserved; however,...
San Miguel Santa Fe

San Miguel Mission | Santa Fe

The Tlascalan Indians The Tlascalan Indians aided the Spanish conquistadors and missionaries as they conquered what is now New Mexico. They worked as miners, soldiers,...
Quarai Mission

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...
Pecos Pueblo

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...
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