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New Mexico African American Griots Project




Welcome to New Mexico African American Griots Project! We are proud to be the  representatives for the State of New Mexico. We are part of the United States African American Griots Special Project and the USGenWeb Project. Griots is pronounced "greeohs".

The influence of the African American in New Mexico history has been documented in history. The Buffalo Soldiers proud and tough defenders of Freedom. Please contribute any records, music, history, family history photos, or stories that you may have access.

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New Mexico Office of African American Affairs
1015 Tijeras NW - Albuquerque, NM 87102
1-866-747-6935 - Fax 505-222-9489


Last Updated 12/30/2007

All records, original documents, photos, and resources and research notes, etc., remain the property of the submitter and will not be sold. They also can not be reproduced in any form or any other website without written consent from their owner who is also the original submitter. If you have any  suggestions, questions, comments, or any files you would like to contribute please contact us.  ©2005/2006/2007  


C. W. Barnum is currently the County Coordinator for these counties: Bernalillo,  Catron,  Chaves,  Cibola,  Colfax,  Curry,  De Baca,  DoŮa Ana,  Eddy,  Grant,  Guadalupe,  Harding,  Hidalgo,  Lea,  Lincoln,  Los Alamos,  Luna,  McKinley,  Mora,  Otero,  Quay,  Rio Arriba,  Roosevelt, San Juan,  San Miguel,  Sandoval,  Santa Ana,  Santa Fe,  Sierra,  Socorro,  Taos,  Torrance,  Union,  Valencia. If you desire to be a CC for a county, please contact Charles.  Please submit data for any of these counties to Charles.