Agueda S. Martinez (1898-2000)

Agueda S. Martinez (1898-2000) (HM1E5X)

Location: Espanola, NM 87532 Rio Arriba County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 9.764', W 106° 11.316'

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"You Will Find Me Dancing On the Loom"

Agueda is the matriarch of Hispanic weaving in New Mexico. From a very young age, she was known for her complex designs and natural dyes. She was the subject of the Academy Award-nominated documentary film, "Agueda Martinez: Our People, Our Country." Her weaving is carried on by fifty-two direct descendants and can be seen today in many museums, including the Smithsonian.
HM NumberHM1E5X
Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 10:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 393092 N 4002652
Decimal Degrees36.16273333, -106.18860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.764', W 106° 11.316'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 45.84" N, 106° 11' 18.96" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 1612, Espanola NM 87532, US
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