Picuris – Pueblo Bonito Inn Suite #15
This attractive and charming Santa Fe NM bed and breakfast suite has oak wood floors throughout; one king bed; corner kiva fireplace and flat screen cable TV in the bedroom; a queen futon with corner kiva fireplace in the sitting room; navy mexican tile throughout the full kitchen and bath; two large closets; wood table with chair; WiFi; and phone.
“Exceeded our expectations”
Wonderful suite which was very cute and comfortable. We liked having a small kitchen with a fridge. Farmers Market only 5 minute walk! E James Colorado
A Brief History of the Picuris People
The Picuris pueblo have only a population of 270, but at one time it was one of the two largest pueblos with over 3,000 Indians. European diseases and attacks from the Apache decreased the population dramatically over time. The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 did not fare well for the Indians in this community, however, the Picuris were considered fierce warriors and led much of the attack against the Spanish. Picuris is located in an isolated valley in the Northern hills of New Mexico. They refer to themselves as “the people of the hidden valley”. The Anasazi lived here since 900 AD and the Picuris people arrived in about 1250 AD. The Picuris historically relied upon hunting and farming for subsistence. Today, many of the Picuris have moved away to seek higher paying jobs elsewhere. During the 1960′s an excavation project was undertaken at the old village site near the current day town. A large array of artifacts are now on display at a museum in Picuris