Saturday, May 9, 2015

Andrés Armijo received the Historical Society of New Mexico "Fabiola Cabeza de Baca" Award, 2015 at the New Mexico History Conference annual award dinner for his book "Por constancia/So that it may be validated: Family History in the Río Abajo (Albuquerque: Río Grande Books, 2015).

Additional 2015 honorees included Malcolm Ebright, Rick Hendricks, Richard W. Hughes, Nasario García, Cipriano Federico Vigil, David L. Caffey, Max Evans, Ann Carson, Michael Stevenson, Mo Palmer and Sam White.



Sunday, April 19, 2015

Por constancia/So that it may be validated: Family History in the Río Abajo
is the recipient of the Historical Society of New Mexico award: "Fabiola Cabeza de Baca," 2015.

This is an intimate portrait of a place and the people who lived there, painted in loving brush strokes on a wide canvas. This book is a most welcome addition to the historiography of New Mexico."
-Rick Hendricks, New Mexico State Historian

This title, and the award winning "Becoming a part of my history: Through Images & Stories of My Ancestors" are both available through Río Grande Books, Barnes & Noble online, and Amazon.com

Both titles are published by Río Grande Books, Los Ranchos de Alburquerque, NM, and available locally at the Bookworks Bookstore and the University of New Mexico Bookstore.

Please visit Historical Society of New Mexico for more information about their programs.

Monday, September 29, 2014

2014 New Mexico - Arizona Book Awards Nominee

Por constancia/so that it may be validated: Family History in the Río Abajo (2014) has been nominated in three categories for the 2014 New Mexico - Arizona Book Awards:
  • History Book - New Mexico Subject
  • Multi-cultural Subject (Hispanic, Native American, etc.)
  • Best Cover Design (Larger than 6x9 Trade)


This title, and Andrés Armijo's first award-winning book "Becoming a part of my history: Through Images & Stories of My Ancestors" (2010) are both published by Río Grande Books.



Both titles are available through the following retail stores and online at:

Amazon.com online









Saturday, September 6, 2014

I'd like to thank everyone who attended any one of the five readings/lectures that I presented this summer on my new book. This is one of my loves, and I enjoyed it all immensely. Many thanks to the following for having sponsored a reading/signing or who invited me to speak at their society:  National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico, Treasure House Books, Bookworks, New Mexico Genealogical Society at the Albuquerque Public Library, and the Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico at Special Collections/Botts Hall. My book is on sale through Bookworks, the UNM Bookstore, Treasure House Books, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble and of course through my publisher LPD Press / Río Grande Books.

 Outside the Special Collections Library, Edith & Central, Alburquerque, NM

With my Mom for lunch, 06 September 2014.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Join Andrés Armijo for a talk with the Hispanic Genealogical Research Center on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:30am-12:00pm. The talk focuses on Armijo's research for his latest book "Por Constancia/So that it may be validated:  Family History in the Río Abajo" (Albuquerque:  Río Grande Books, 2014).


Sunday, July 27, 2014

Thank you all for joining me at my recent presentation for the New Mexico Genealogical Society

Andrés Armijo, center with family historians Stella Luján and Ruby Cochrell on July 19, 2014 at the Genealogy Collection at The Albuquerque Public Library. Photo courtesy Ruby Cochrell.