Cookies must be enabled to use this web application.

To allow this site to use cookies, use the steps that apply to your browser below. If your browser is not listed below, or if you have any questions regarding this site, please contact us.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 1. Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • 2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
  • 3. Click the "Default" button.
  • 4. Click "OK" to save changes.
Chrome Chrome
  • 1. Click the "Spanner" icon in the top right of the browser.
  • 2. Click Options and change to the "Under the Hood" tab.
  • 3. Scroll down until you see "Cookie settings:".
  • 4. Set this to "Allow all cookies".
Firefox Firefox
  • 1. Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
  • 2. Click the "Privacy" icon on the top of the window.
  • 3. Click on the "Cookies" tab.
  • 4. Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set Cookies.
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Opera Opera
  • 1. Click on the "Tools" menu and then click Preferences.
  • 2. Change to the Advanced tab, and to the cookie section.
  • 3. Select "Accept cookies only from the site I visit" or "Accept cookies".
  • 4. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  • 5. Click OK.
Netscape and Mozilla Suite Netscape and Mozilla Suite
  • 1. Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.
  • 2. Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security".
  • 3. Under "Privacy & Security" select "Cookies".
  • 4. Select "Enable all cookies".
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Safari Safari
  • 1. Click on the "Cog" icon in Safari.
  • 2. Click Preferences.
  • 3. Change to the Security tab.
  • 4. Select "Only from sites I visit" or "Allow".
  • 5. Close the dialog using the cross.
Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:185

Atarque: Now All Is Silent...

Stories of New Mexico's Villages

by Pauline Chavez Bent

Book Image Not Available
Overview

Atarque is a glimpse into New Mexico's history. Settlements like Atarque dotted the landscape as New Mexico moved from territory to statehood. Unfortunately, many of these villages and settlements are now disappearing. Pauline Chávez Bent has helped to tell some of the stories of New Mexico's villages, sharing the joy and struggles of its people. She introduces us to some of the people who lived with the hardships of life in western New Mexico and celebrated the struggles and joys that make up the soul of New Mexico.

Description

Atarque is a glimpse into New Mexico's history. Settlements like Atarque dotted the landscape as New Mexico moved from territory to statehood. Unfortunately, many of these villages and settlements are now disappearing. Pauline Chávez Bent has helped to tell some of the stories of New Mexico's villages, sharing the joy and struggles of its people. She introduces us to some of the people who lived with the hardships of life in western New Mexico and celebrated the struggles and joys that make up the soul of New Mexico.

About the author

Pauline Chávez Bent, born and raised in Atarque, New Mexico, has always known that when legends die, dreams end and history passes to oblivion. Pauline has been a busy presenter, emphasizing New Mexico his­tory and the importance of preserving family history, and has helped many find their New Mexico roots. She was a contributor to Seeds of Struggle Harvest of Faith (LPD Press, 1997) on pioneering Hispanic women in New Mexico. She contributed articles to the Voice of the Southwest (Diocese of Gallup), and the Apache County Observer as well as to several genealogi­cal journals, including the Genealogist (NMGS). Her articles appeared fre­quently in La Herencia del Norte and Tradición Revista. Other articles have been published in Vista and Route 66 Magazine. In 2006, she was selected as the recipient of the Doña Eufemia Awards from the New Mexico Hispanic Cultural Preservation League. Pauline died in 2013. Pauline hosted a study group known as Los Hidalgos de Nuevo Mexico and served as vice president of the Southern California Writers Asso­ciation as well as member of the Historic Resources Board in Huntington Beach (Surf City), California, where she lived.

Give Us Feedback

Help make our site better and easier to use!
We read all feedback carefully, but we cannot respond to the comments you submit.

Your feedback has been submitted successfully. Thank you.
close window
Sending
Session Expiration WarningYour session is due to expire.

Your online session is due to expire shortly.
Would you like to extend your session and remain logged in?

Session Expired

Your session has expired.We're sorry, but your online session has expired.
Please log back into your account to continue.