The Home Away From Home: El Quartelejo Pueblo Ruins, Scott County, Kansas

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dc.contributor.author Shearmire, Brantlee
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-19T21:43:59Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-19T21:43:59Z
dc.date.issued 2011-04-19
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8427
dc.description.abstract In this paper, the author discusses the El Quartelejo Pueblo ruins located in present-day Scott County, Kansas. The Taos and the Picuris Indians who came from what is today northwestern New Mexico fled their homelands due to their Spanish overlords who denounced and prohibited the Indians from practicing their religious ceremonies, imposed Christianity upon them, and forced them into labor. Eventually the Spaniards sent a party of soldiers to retrieve the Indians and escort them back. The pueblo the Indians built would lie dormant for nearly 200 years before being discovered again, accidentally, by an early Scott County pioneer, Herbert Steele. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Dept. of History en_US
dc.subject Scott County en_US
dc.subject El Quartelejo Pueblo en_US
dc.subject Pueblo Indians en_US
dc.subject Archaeology en_US
dc.subject Herbert Steele en_US
dc.title The Home Away From Home: El Quartelejo Pueblo Ruins, Scott County, Kansas en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.description.advisor Morgan, M.J.
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.description.course History 533: Lost Kansas Communities. Spring 2010 en_US

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