Pecos Indians. Located on an upper branch of Pecos River, about 30 miles southeast of Santa Fe. The Pecos belonged to the Jemez division of the Tanoan linguistic family, itself a part of the Kiowa-Tanoan stock.
Pecos Indians (from P’e’-a-ku’, the Keresan name of the pueblo). Formerly the largest and most populous of the pueblos of New Mexico in historic times, occupied by a people speaking the same language of the Tanoan family, with dialectic variations, as that of Jemez; situated on an upper branch of Pecos River, about 30 miles
Many tribes have sub-tribes, bands, gens, clans and phratry. Often very little information is known or they no longer exist. We have included them here to provide more information about the tribes. Alawahku. The Elk clan of the Pecos tribe of New Mexico. Hewett in Am. Anthrop., vi, 431, 1904. Amu (Arúۥ ). The Ant