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Acoma Indian Reservation

 

Acoma Indian Reservation

Houses at Acoma Pueblo, 1941. Photo by Ansel Adams

The Acoma Indian Reservation of the Acoma Pueblo peoples is located in parts of Cibola, Socorro, and Catron counties, in New Mexico, the Southwestern United States. It covers 594.996 sq mi (1,541.033 km²). The reservation borders the Laguna Indian Reservation to the east and is near El Malpais National Monument due west.

The total number of tribal members is about 6,000. 2,802 people were living on the reservation's lands, as reported in the 2000 census.

Acoma Pueblo

The Acoma Pueblo is the heart of the reservation and is held as one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the United States.[1]

Communities

See also

References

  1. ^ Weatherford, J. McIver (1988). Indian givers: how the Indians of the Americas transformed the world. New York: Fawcett Columbine. p. 225.  
  • Acoma Pueblo and Off-Reservation Trust Land, New Mexico United States Census Bureau
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