Northern New Mexico's
Archive of Mountain Village Culture


Welcome to our archive. We hope you enjoy learning about
our cultures here in Northern New Mexico.

We also want to invite you
to become a part of the archive

your knowledge and interest
of Northern New Mexico cultures!

To enter the archive itself, select one of the topics below.

Meet our living cultural treasures here in Northern New Mexcio

A listing of a variety of area activities both past and present

Picurís Pueblo
Visit our hidden valley culture

& Documents

A listing of historical documents and of articles on artifacts from Northern New Mexico

Learn about our communities, languages, and local history.

The Whole Archive
A complete listing of all archive documents

The Northern New Mexico Virtual Archive has been made possible with a grant from the USWest Foundation. It is organized and presented by the staff and students of the Peñasco Independent Schools.

The picture of Jose Lopez (santero) is from Traditional Arts of Spanish New Mexico published by the museum of New Mexico Press. The matachine picture os copy of a painting with permission from Governor Gerald Nailor, Picurís Pueblo. The image of the bulto of Raphael (attributed to José Raphael Aragón) is from The Wood Carvers of Cordova, New Mexico, by Charles L. Briggs. The community picture is of the Plaza del Cerro in Chimayó and is fromSabino's Map published by the Museum of New Mexico Press.

We welcome your questions and your submissions of articles of cultural interest in Northern New Mexico's Village Cultures. Please contact us via e-mail.

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