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, c.1495–1558, missionary explorer in Spanish North America. A Franciscan friar, he served in Peru and Guatemala before going to Mexico. There he headed an expedition (1539) planned by Antonio de Mendoza, who had been excited by Cabeza de Vaca's stories of
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, c.1510–1554, Spanish explorer. He went to Mexico with Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza and in 1538 was made governor of Nueva Galicia.
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On May 15, 2018 I received a recognition from Grants Cibola County School Board of Education for the 2018 Teacher Excellent Award.
Author Matthew Peeples (Center for Archaeology and Society, Arizona State University) studies the formation of social identities, social networks, and social transformation in the Cibola region (the border of Arizona and New Mexico) during the period 1150-1325 (the period known as the Pueblo III and the early Pueblo IV).
One historical account of Estevanico's death, however, does exist in Fray Marcos de Niza's "Relacion on the Discovery of the Kingdom of Cibola 1530." Fray Marcos de Niza, with whom Estevanico travelled to try to find Cibola, recounts a violent encounter with the Native Americans, after which "we could not see [Estevanico] any more, and wee thinke they have shot him to death [sic]" (130).
Deborah Green, Peter Green, Joshua Green and Stacey Miller, all part of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps were arrested Sunday morning, the Cibola County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
Another great area pit stop is the Sandia Peak Tramway, which transports riders across three miles of beautiful mountains to the Sandia Peak of the Cibola National Forest.
(Republished with permission from the Cibola Beacon.)
The Grants Mining District (also referred to as the Grants Mineral Belt) is primarily in Cibola and McKinley Counties, but also includes portions of Sandoval and Bernalillo Counties, as well as tribal land, and is located off Interstate 40 between Albuquerque and Gallup.
The lightning-caused North Fire started May 21 in the Cibola National Forest and is only 30% contained.
"The Cibola and Zuni National Forests are great for public-land hunters." I was blessed to tag a New Mexico bull on a pristine private ranch in the Zuni Mountains, but the allure of Cibola public ground lay just across the road, and it got my wheels turning for planning a future DIY hunt.
In the lower Colorado River Basin, in an off-channel pond along the Colorado River on the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona, with few or no nonnative fish, razorback suckers successfully spawned and larvae were recruited.