EXPLORA is coming to Abiquiu on Wednesday May 20, 2015. @ 2:00 pm. Two hours of fun for parents and youth of all ages. We will be meeting at the parish hall. Pease call 685-4884 to sign up or email us at abiquiupl@gmail.com


Saturday May 16, 2015 Conference Schedule

Abiquiu Honoring the History of a Genizaro Pueblo

Saturday May 16th, 2015, Abiquiu Joe Ferran Gym

10am: Welcome

Dexter, Virgil, and Isabel Trujillo with other Pueblo de Abiquiu Library organizers, noting Land Grant Board and/or members in attendance

10:15-11:00am: 2007 Senate Memorial 59 recognizing role of Genizaros in N. M. Guest of Honor New Mexico State Senator Richard Martinez

11:00am-noon: Findings from 2014 archaeological project Dig Into Abiquiu/BACA Dr. Jun Sunseri, UC Berkeley

12:00-1:00: Break includes Light Lunch + Library Open House* + Audio @12:30

Jack Loeffler & Enrique La Madrid recording of the oral history recollection by Virgil & Dexter Trujillo’s grandfather Benjamin Archuleta of the capture & freedom of Benjamin’s great-grandfather Narcisco Archuleta.

1:00 – 2:00 pm: History of early twentieth century attendance by Abiquiu children at Santa Fe Indian School

Gregorio Gonzales, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Texas at Austin

2-2:30 pm: The Genizaro Land Grant Settlements of New Mexico

Moises Gonzales, Genizaro heir of the Carnue Land Grant and Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico

2:30–4:00 pm: Tewa & Genizaro Voices: How Genizaros fit into the Native World

Moderator Tessie Naranjo, Santa Clara Pueblo, in discussion with Rosalie Tafoya, Santa Clara Pueblo, Epifania Jaramillo and Theresa Jaramillo Vasquez, Genizaro dancers, David Lopez, Pueblo de Abiquiu historian. Summation follows by Malcolm Ebright, writer, Center for Land Grant Studies.

4:00 – 4:30pm: Dr. Charles Carrillo, Genizaro-Ethno Genesis

4:30-5:00 pm: Abiquiu Area as a World Heritage Migration Site:

Dr. James Brooks. UC Santa Barbara

5:00-5:30 pm: Genizaro Dancing Grandmothers/Mothers and Daughters dancing together with Dexter Trujillo drumming

5:30-6:30 pm: Dinner

Lamb, Blue Corn Enchildas, Indian Bread, Beans w/Chicos, Posole, Cornbread, Dessert

The Library will display photos and other historic materials during the conference and also film the conference with Dennis Chavez and one youth assistant.

* Open house @ Pueblo de Abiquiu Library noon-1pm for visitors to view the Digital Archaeology Storyline and our digital collections of Oral Histories. Visitors can also book an Abiquiu History Tour for Sunday.

Reminder: Pueblo De Abiquiu Library & Cultural Center Conference next weekend May 16, 2015

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
abiquiupl@gmail.com. Registration for lunch and  dinner is required. Genizaro Conference flyer 2