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    Salinas Pueblo Missions

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Stories

Mound 7 Lynx
A baby mountain lion found during the excavation of Mound 7.
SAPU Museum Collection
 

With hundreds, if not thousands, of years of history, Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument has a wealth of stories, legends, and lies. In the following pages we will highlight some of the stories, histories, and events from Salinas Pueblo Missions.

Did You Know?

Quarai mission2

Unlike the residents of Gran Quivira and Abó, who mainly spoke Tompiro, the residents of Quaraí spoke Tiwa.