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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
The Conejos Agency was established in 1860 for the Tabaquache Ute Indians living north of the [[Utah_Indian_Agency|Utah Agency]] area in New Mexico. In 1869, the agency moved from Conejos to a site on Los Pinos Creek on the [[Ute_Indian_Reservation_(Colorado)|Ute Reservation ]]in southern Colorado, and the name was changed to the [[Los Pinos Indian Agency (Colorado)|Los Pinos Agency]]<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 48, 112.</ref>.  
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The Conejos Agency was established in 1860 for the Tabaquache [[Ute_Indians|Ute ]]Indians living north of the [[Utah Indian Agency|Utah Agency]] area in New Mexico. In 1869, the agency moved from Conejos to a site on Los Pinos Creek on the [[Southern_Ute_Indian_Reservation_(Colorado)|Ute Reservation ]]in southern Colorado, and the name was changed to the [[Los Pinos Indian Agency (Colorado)|Los Pinos Agency]]<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 48, 112.</ref>.  
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The agency was under the jurisdiction of the [[Colorado Superintendency of Indian Affairs|Colorado Superintendency ]]1861-1880
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===== Agent and Appointment Date =====
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Lafayette Head&nbsp; June 27, 1860
  
The agency was under the jurisdiction of the [[Colorado_Superintendency_of_Indian_Affairs|Colorado Superintendency ]]1861-1880
 
  
Agent and Appointment dates
 
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==

Revision as of 17:34, 28 December 2010

United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Indians of Colorado Gotoarrow.png Conejos Indian Agency (Colorado)

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Tabaquache or Uncompahgre Ute

History

The Conejos Agency was established in 1860 for the Tabaquache Ute Indians living north of the Utah Agency area in New Mexico. In 1869, the agency moved from Conejos to a site on Los Pinos Creek on the Ute Reservation in southern Colorado, and the name was changed to the Los Pinos Agency[1].

The agency was under the jurisdiction of the Colorado Superintendency 1861-1880

Agent and Appointment Date

Lafayette Head  June 27, 1860


Records

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 48, 112.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.