Noticias for the HGRC-NM

Please welcome the speaker at our next meeting

Dr. Joseph Sanchez

"La Ruta de Oñate, 1598-1609 and the Establishment of New Mexico"

The April 6, 2019 speaker is Dr. Joseph Sanchez and he will continue his lecture series on the History of New Mexico. The second lecture in this series is listed below. La Ruta de Oñate, 1598-1609 and the Establishment of New Mexico A. The Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, las Leyes de Indias y otros reglamentos 1. Migration, Trade, Governance, and Culture 2. Oñate's Contracts, 1595 to 1598 and their implications for early New Mexico history a. Documentary Perspectives: The Battle of Acoma (1599) and the Jumano War (1599-1601) Dr. Joseph Sanchez is an author, historian, and former Director of the National Petroglyph Monument. Internationally recognized he was awarded the Medalla de Acero al Merito Historico Capitan Alonso de Leon by the Sociedad Nuevoleonesa de Historia, Geografia y Estadistica, Monterrey, Mexico in 2000. In 2005 he was inducted into the prestigious knighthood order of the Orden de Isabel la Catolica by King Juan Carlos of Spain.

Meeting is at 10:30am at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Map of New Mexico

Herencia Announcement

As an update to our HGRC Committees, our Publications team has changed.  The new committee is made up of Ronaldo Miera, Mona Hernandez and Francisco Sisneros.  We’d like to thank all the past committee members for their efforts and making the Herencia a success.  Please submit articles through the HGRC email or directly to Patricia Sanchez.


NEW GNMPD Interface

WEBTrees Help database

We use the WEBtrees software for the Great New Mexico Pedigree Database. This software offers many charts, graphs, and search capabilities that you will find very useful. Unfortunately no tutorial or written instruction exists for WEBTREES. If you need help using WEBTREES contact Louie Tapia at


Herencia - The HGRC Quarterly Journal

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We all know that the most treasured inheritance from our ancestors is the rich heritage they have left for us. In Herencia we share history and stories of this inheritance with each other. Order your copy today.