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The Tewa are an ethnic group of American Indians who speak the Tewa language and have a Pueblo culture. Their homelands are on or near the Rio Grande in New Mexico north of Santa Fe. They comprise the following communities: Native Americans (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants. ... Tewa is a Native American language spoken by Pueblo people, mostly in the Rio Grande valley in New Mexico north of Santa Fe. ... Pueblos are traditional Native American communities of the Southwest United States of America. ... The Rio Grande flowing past Albuquerque Rio Grande by Big Bend National Park,Texas Known as the Rio Grande in the United States and as the Río Bravo (or, more formally, the Río Bravo del Norte) in Mexico, the river rises in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, USA, flows... State nickname: Land of Enchantment Other U.S. States Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Governor Bill Richardson Official languages English and Spanish Area 315,194 km² (5th)  - Land 314,590 km²  - Water 607 km² (0. ... Santa Fe (Spanish, Holy Faith) (full form: La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís, English: Royal City of the Holy Faith of St. ...

Also, some Tewa people, descendants of those who fled the Pueblo Revolt, live on the Hopi reservation in Arizona. San Ildefonso Pueblo is a census-designated place located in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. ... Santa Clara Pueblo is a census-designated place located in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. ... The Pueblo Revolt of 1680, also known as Popés Rebellion, was an uprising of the Native American Pueblos against the Spanish who were expelled from the territory. ... Hopi woman dressing hair of unmarried girl Part of a Hopi pueblo Hopi House near Grand Canyon, stereoptical view c. ...

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Tewa (Tano) Language (Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Santa Clara, Tesuque) (329 words)
Tewa (also known as Tano) is one of three Kiowa-Tanoan languages spoken by the Pueblo people of New Mexico.
The Tewa pueblos developed their own orthography (spelling system) for their language, San Juan Pueblo has published a dictionary of Tewa, and today there are Tewa language programs teaching children to read and write in most of the Tewa-speaking pueblos.
Ethnography of the Tewa Pueblos by a San Juan Pueblo author.
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