Please join us for a 2-day virtual conference.
Enjoy a variety of presentations covering New Mexico research and history, DNA, and technology,
featuring renowned lecturers.
August 27 and 28, 9:30 a.m.–3:40 p.m. each day
27–28 August 2021
A Virtual Event
all lectures available for online streaming through the end of September 2021
Please refer to the brochure for more information on the biographies of this year's speakers and other information.
There will be no cancellations.
Those who cannot attend August 27th and 28th will be able to stream the content during the month of September.
The conference is online.
Login information will be sent to the email address you use to register, about a week before the actual event.
Conference at a Glance
Friday, August 27, 2021
Friday Keynote: Nombrando Manitos Memorias: Naming and Storytelling, Places and People
Taking a Closer Look at Immigration Records for Your Mexican Ancestors
Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
The López de Gracia-Jurado de Gracia-Valencia-González de Apodaca-Sedillo-Ramírez de Salazar Clan, 1646–1700: Allies of the Franciscans
José Antonio Esquibel
Wrestling with Your Ancestors
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Saturday Keynote: Laws of the Indies: Spanish Colonial Laws and the Records They Produced
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Reconnecting Our Genetic Landscapes
Miguel A. Tórrez
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Migration In and Out of New Mexico
Henrietta M. Christmas
Records and Resources for Spain
Debbie Gurtler, AG
$30 per person