• Quarai 2014

    Salinas Pueblo Missions

    National Monument New Mexico

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?

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The Salinas Pueblo Missions were all abandoned prior to the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, and despite numerous attempts, permanent settlements were not re-established in the area until the mid-1800s.