Noticias for the HGRC-NM

Please welcome the speaker at our next meeting

Dr. Joseph Sanchez

"Nuestra Herencia Cultural: the New Mexico Land Grant Connecction in Perspective"

The November 4. 2017 speaker is Dr. Joseph Sanchez and the title of his presentation is "Nuestra Herencia Cultural: The New Mexico Land Grant Connection in Perspective”. “Between Two Rivers, The Atrisco Land Grant in Albuquerque History 1692-1968” will also be included in Dr. Sanchez’s presentation. The book will be available at the meeting for $35. Dr. Joseph P. Sánchez retired from the National Park Service in 2014 after 35 years of service. During that time, he served as a National Park Service research historian and administrator, including a term as Superintendent of Petroglyph National Monument (2003-2014). His publications include studies on Spanish colonial and Mexican period Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California and Alaska. As an NPS historian, he directed congressionally mandated studies on the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the Camino Real de los Tejas, and Old Spanish Trail, which are designated National Historic Trails. Dr. Sanchez was inducted into the prestigious knighthood, Orden de Isabel la Católica by King don Juan Carlos of Spain In 2005. In 2010-11, the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the National Park Service named him to serve as chair of the American Latino Heritage Theme Analysis Task Force to review how Latino themes can better supplement and/or be integrated into the narration of our national story.

See you 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

Available for purchase at this link to herencia

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.