- Nambé Pueblo, New Mexico
Pueblo of Nambe
Nearest city: Santa Fe, New Mexico Coordinates: Coordinates: Built: 1540 Governing body: Private NRHP Reference#: 74001208  Added to NRHP: January 21, 1974
Nambé Oweenge Pueblo ( //; Tewa: Nambe) is a pueblo in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. Located 20 miles (30 km) north of Santa Fe at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Nambé means "People of the round Earth" in the Tewa language, and the pueblo people are from the Tewa ethnic group of Native Americans. The Pueblo of Nambé has existed since the 14th century and was a primary cultural, economic, and religious center at the time of the arrival of Spanish colonists in the very early 17th century. Nambé was one of the Pueblos that organized and participated in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Nambé is known for its beautiful waterfalls and a distinctive style of pottery, known as Nambé normie. The Feast Day for Nambé Pueblo is October 4. Nambé is a member of the Eight Northern Pueblos.
Nambe is known for pueblos and its lake which includes a dam and a waterfall that people can hike to.
- ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2006-03-15. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html.
- Nambe Pueblo
- Nambé Pueblo on New Mexico Tourism Department website
- Nambe Pueblo Pottery
- Nambe Falls, Lake, and Dam (Tourist spot operated by Native Americans)
Municipalities and communities of Santa Fe County, New Mexico County seat: Santa Fe Cities Town CDPs
Agua Fria | Canada de los Alamos | Cedar Grove | Chimayo‡ | Chupadero | Cuartelez | Cundiyo | Cuyamungue | El Rancho | El Valle de Arroyo Seco | Eldorado at Santa Fe | Galisteo | Glorieta | Jaconita | La Cienega | La Puebla | Lamy | Los Cerrillos | Madrid | Pojoaque | Rio Chiquito | Rio en Medio | San Ildefonso Pueblo | Santa Cruz | Sombrillo | Tesuque
Indian reservation Footnotes
‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties
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