B- New Mexico Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Baguacat. An unidentified pueblo of New Mexico in 1598. Onate (1598) in Doc. Ined., xvi, 103, 1871.

Barrancas (Las Barrancas, Span.: ‘the ravines’). Formerly a small village, apparently of the Piros, on the Rio Grande, near Socorro, N. Mex; evidently abandoned during the Pueblo revolt of 1680.

Bejuituuy (village of the rainbow). A former pueblo of the Tigua near the s. limit of their habitat, on the Rio Grande, at the present Los Lunas, N. Mex.

Belen. A village on the w. bank of the Rio Grande in Valencia co., N. Mex., and the seat of the Spanish mission of Nuestra Señora, with 107 inhabitants in 1805 and 133 in 1809. Like Abiquiu and Tome it was apparently established as a refuge for Genizaros, or redeemed captive Indians, of whom a few were at Belen in 1766. It is now a Mexican settlement, The ruins of the old Spanish church may still be traced, (F. W. H.)

Bocoyna A pueblo of civilized Tarahumare on the E. slope of the Sierra Madre, in lat. 28º 25′, long. 107º 15′, w. Chihuahua, Mexico.

Bulitzequa. A former pueblo of the Jemez, in New Mexico, the exact site of which is not known. Bandelier in Arch. Inst, Papers, iv, 207, 1892.

 

Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico

Villages of the Untied StatesNew Mexico Indian Villages

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Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Frederick Webb Hodge, 1906



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Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 17 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/b-new-mexico-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Nov 7th, 2013


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