ERIC Number: EJ417155
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Plains Indians in New Mexico: The Genizaro Experience.
Magnaghi, Russell M.
Great Plains Quarterly, v10 n2 p86-95 Spr 1990
In the 1700s, the Spaniards of New Mexico ransomed captive Plains Indians enslaved by other tribes, named them "genizaros," and absorbed them into Pueblo-Spanish society. After working off their ransoms, the genizaros became farmers or craftsmen and served as defenders against and traders with Indians. Contains 55 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: New Mexico; Plains Indians (Anthropological Label)