after the 3rd edition of Genealogical Resources
for New Mexico, this new resource guide is
for genealogical and family history researchers
of New Mexico Apache, Navajo, Pueblo, and Ute families.
is extensively researched with annotated bibliographies.
It includes chapters on archives, libraries, and
museums, church resources, Federal Government resources,
Family History Library microfilm, internet resources,
vital record resources, and additional resources.
also included for members of these tribes who may
have lived, at least part of the time, in Arizona,
Colorado, or Utah.
The book is indexed
and contains 255 pages, keys to using the guide,
a list of terms, and a discussion of the Genealogical
[Ed. note] Particularly
interesting and helpful is a section titled "Some
keys to Native American Research in New Mexico and
the Use of this Volume" which provides guidelines,
including: "Researching Native American families
requires a thorough reading in the history of a
tribe and the areas it was known to occupy . . ."
[For example: "Learning that an ancestor was
Apache will be only the beginning. Were they Jicarilla,
Mescalero, Chiricahua, Warm Springs, or another
band?"] This book describes the difficulties
that can be expected along with suggestions to overcome
some of the daunting steps required, and provides
names of the books, microfilm, or articles that
About the author:
NMGS member Karen Stein Daniel is a certified
genealogist and a former editor of the New Mexico
Genealogist. She is
author of several books for the New Mexico Genealogical
Society, including two editions of Genealogical
Resources for New Mexico, New Mexico Mining
Fatalities and Accidents, Naturalization
Records by New Mexico Courts, and Native
American Genealogical Resources for New Mexico.
CG is a service
mark of the Board for Certification of Genealogists,
used under license by those who meet genealogical
competency standards for its programs. The
SM indicates a level of trademark status.
There is further information on the BCG website
here for an order form, or return to
NMGS Press for a full
list of books by NMGS Press. This is
Book E-14. $20.