Pueblo of Laguna
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Guide to Pueblo of Laguna ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
See also: Laguna Pueblo (New Mexico)
Agency: Laguna Agency
Pueblo of Laguna
22 Capital Road / P.O. Box 194
Laguna Pueblo, NM 87026
1540: First Spanish explorers arrive
1680: Pueblo Revolt, to remove the Spanish from New Mexico
1855: The dam was washed out and caused flooding
1846: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago, New Mexico becomes part of the United States
1870: Religious strife between tribal members, Catholic and Presbyterian
1880: Atlantic and Pacific Railroad was built.
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:
- Allotment records
- Annuity rolls
- Census records
- Health records
- School census and records
- Vital records
The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. The Indians residing in this Pueblo in 1900 are listed on Indian Population Schedules as District 176, Laguna Indian Reservation, in Valencia County, New Mexico.
Tribal Land: 412,211 acres.Allotted land: 41,225 acres
- Constitution and By-Laws of the Pueblo of Laguna in New Mexico, Effective November 10, 1958.
- Pueblo of Laguna Official Website
- Laguna Pueblo Tribe Wikipedia
- Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2