Legendary New Mexico: Native American Heritage & Culture

 

In this episode, Native American Heritage & Culture, we do our best to honor and remember the Native American influence in New Mexico. From a center dedicated to keeping the traditions of 19 Pueblos alive, to the distinct languages, to the deep history of the Pueblos and Tribes in our state, Native American Heritage & Culture is an essential part of Legendary New Mexico.

Legendary New Mexico: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center - Since they opened their doors in 1976, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (IPCC) has been the hub to recognize the 19 Native American Pueblos…

Historic Route 66 Legendary New Mexico: New Mexico’s 19 Pueblos - Each of the 19 Pueblo tribes in New Mexico are a sovereign nation. At one time Pueblos tribes reached into what now is Colorado and Arizona …

Legendary New Mexico: Navajo Nation - They are the “people of the land”.  Diné is the literal translation for a nation of more than 340,000 men women and children living in a bre…

Legendary New Mexico: The three Apache Tribes of New Mexico - There are three Native American tribes in New Mexico: the Jicarilla Apache, located in northern New Mexico near the Colorado Border; the Mes…

Legendary New Mexico: Pueblo Revolt - When the Spanish arrived in the New Mexico territories, they sparked what would become more than a century of struggle and strife with the N…

Legendary New Mexico: Native American Pueblos, Distinct Languages - While there are striking similarities among the 19 Native American Pueblos in the state of New Mexico, there are distinct differences in the…

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Interactive: The Spanish History of New Mexico - This historical period of time during the Royal Spanish rule of Nuevo Mexico outlines the contentious era between the 1500’s and 1820’s
Interactive: The Road to American Statehood - A look back at the history of New Mexico as part of the American Territory of the “new” south west and road to achieving statehood in 1912.
Interactive: Mexican Territory of Nuevo Mexico - This historical time during the brief period in New Mexico’s history when the state was indeed part of the Independent Mexican Territories
Interactive: Ancestral Pueblo Indians - New Mexico’s rich history stretches back millennia. Native ancestral pueblo Indians have been inhabiting the southwest for an estimated 10,0…

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