Pueblo Indigenous Peoples

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional References[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Pueblo tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.
Edge-of-the-Cedars Museum - Blanding, Utah

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Bands and Groups[edit | edit source]

The term or designation of Pueblo Indians is a broad categorization of several groups and/or federally recognized tribes within the group so named. They are generally divided into the Eastern Villages or Pueblos, and the Western Villages.

The following Pueblos, all located in New Mexico, are tribal entities recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs:

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Records Available at The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Spanish and Mexican Census Records

New Mexico Genealogical Society. Spanish and Mexican Colonial Censuses of New Mexico: 1790, 1823, 1845 : Each census is arranged by village or pueblo, and contains varying personal information. There is a comprehensive name index.  (source NARA RR#1006)

1886 New Mexico Territorial Census: Arranged by county, then Pueblo or reservation NARA M486 (source NARA RR#1006)

Superintendency[edit | edit source]

The Santa Fe Agency was the representative of the United States Federal government until the creation of the New Mexico Superintendency on 9 September 1850 with the creation of New Mexico Territory.

Records for Superintendencies exist in the National Archives and copies of many of them are also available in other research facilities.

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

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