Abiquiu Honoring the History of a Genizaro Pueblo
Saturday May 16th, 2015, Abiquiu Joe Ferran Gym
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.