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Suburbs of Pueblo of Acoma: Acomita, Pblo of Acoma.

Zip codes in the city: 87034.

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Compassion Mortuary
120 N 3rd St
Grants, NM 87020

Facts about Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico

Acoma Pueblo (/ˈækəmə/; Western Keresan: Aa'ku; Zuni: Hakukya; Navajo: Haakʼoh) is a Native American pueblo approximately 60 miles (97 km) west of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the United States. Three villages make up Acoma Pueblo: Sky City (Old Acoma), Acomita, and Mcartys. The Acoma Pueblo tribe is a federally recognized tribal entity. The historical land of Acoma Pueblo totaled roughly 5,000,000 acres (2,000,000 ha). Only 10% of this land remains in the hands of the community within the Acoma Indian Reservation.According to the 2010 United States Census, 4,989 people identified as Acoma. The Acoma have continuously occupied the area for more than 800 years, making it one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States. Acoma tribal traditions estimate that they have lived in the village for more than two thousand years.

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History

It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States.

The Pueblo, believed to have been established in the twelfth century or earlier, was chosen in part because of its defensive position against raiders. However, he was cleared of all charges on appeal and lived out the rest of his life in Spain. It is regarded as one the Oldest buildings in the United States continuously inhabited communities in the United States, along with Old Oraibi, Arizona, as both communities were settled in the 11th century. During the battle, the Spaniards brought a small cannon up the back of Acoma Mesa, and began fireing into the village. In 1598, Spanish conquistador Don Juan De Onate, under orders from the king of Spain, invaded New Mexico, and began staging raids on Native American pueblos in the area, taking anything of value.

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