Join Pueblo de Abiquiu Library and Cultural Center at an all-day conference entitled Abiquiu: Honoring the History & Experience of a Genizaro Pueblo on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 from 10 am- 6pm @ Joe Ferran Gym, Abiquiu Plaza. The conference is free, but advance registration is needed. Participants may register at the library during regular hours, Sunday through Thursday 1-6pm or by calling the library (505)685-4884 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Separate registration for dinner is required.
Conference participants will learn about issues and historical events at Abiquiu Pueblo, including why children from Abiquiu were able to attend Santa Fe Indian School in the early twentieth century or what it means for the Abiquiu area to be considered a world culture migration site. They will hear about details of the 2007 Senate Memorial 59 recognizing the contributions of Genizaros to New Mexico state history, learn what was unearthed in the archaeological dig next to the library last summer and hear about how Abiquiu Pueblo is viewed in the Tewa world.
Speakers include: ◙ Dr. Jun Sunseri, Archaeologist, UC Berkeley ◙ Tessie Naranjo, Santa Clara Pueblo ◙ Dr. James Brooks, Anthropologist, UC Santa Barbara ◙ David Lopez, Abiquiu Pueblo Historian ◙ Dr. Charlie Carrillo, Genizaro-Ethno Genesis Santero ◙ Gregorio Gonzales, Ph.D. Candidate, UT Austin ◙ Malcolm Ebright, Writer, Center for Land Grant Studies ◙ Moises Gonzales, Genizaro, Assistant Professor at School of Architecture and Planning, UNM ◙ Genizaro Grandmothers & Granddaughters dancing ◙ Dexter Trujillo, Abiquiu Ceremonial Leader and others.