Place:San Ildefonso Pueblo, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

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NameSan Ildefonso Pueblo
Alt namesBovesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
P'ahwia'hliapsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Pak'wetesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Pakwitisource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Pashugi'isource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Poqwoge'ongwisource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Posowesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Saint Ildefonsussource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Salafososource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
San Aldefonsosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
San Il de Consosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
San Ildefonsiasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
San Ildefonsosource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
San Yldefonsosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
San Yldefonzosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Sant Yldefonsosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Sostavanatewasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
Tse Tu Kinnesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35020514
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates35.898°N 106.122°W
Located inSanta Fe, New Mexico, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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San Ildefonso Pueblo (Tewa: P'ohwhóde) was established ca. 1300 C.E. and is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States, and a federally recognized tribe. The Pueblo is self-governing and is part of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 524 as of the 2010 census, reported by the State of New Mexico as 1,524 in 2012, and there were 628 enrolled tribal members reported as of 2012 according to the Department of the Interior. San Ildefonso Pueblo is a member of the Eight Northern Pueblos, and the pueblo people are from the Tewa ethnic group of Native Americans, who speak the Tewa language. The traditional name for San Ildefonso Pueblo is Po-woh-ge-oweenge, meaning "where the water cuts through".

History

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The Pueblo was founded when people migrated from the Mesa Verde complex in Southern Colorado, by way of Bandelier (elevation about 7000 feet), just south of present-day Los Alamos, New Mexico. People thrived at Bandelier due to the rainfall and the ease of constructing living structures from the surrounding soft volcanic rock. But after a prolonged drought, the people moved down into the valleys of the Rio Grande around 1300 C.E. (Pueblo IV Era). The Rio Grande and other arroyos provided the water for irrigation.


The Spanish conquistadors tried to subdue the native people and force their religion on the native people during the early 17th century, which lead to the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. The people withstood the Spaniards by climbing to the top of the Black Mesa. The siege ended with the surrender of the native people, but the Spanish gave the native people some freedom of religion and other self-governing rights.

The people of San Ildefonso continued to lead an agricultural based economy until the early 20th century when Maria Martinez and her husband Julian Martinez rediscovered how to make the Black-on Black pottery for which San Ildefonso Pueblo would soon become famous. From that time the Pueblo has become more tourist-oriented, with numerous tourist shops existing in the Pueblo. Because of close proximity to the state capital, Santa Fe, and the presence of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, many of those employed in the pueblo have government jobs.

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