Genealogy Workshop at Conference 2012
By Dolores Sloan
“Our Roots: Exploring Hispano Family History,” a special genealogy workshop, will be offered just before the conference opens, on July 22, from 12 to 4:30 p.m. at the Hotel Albuquerque.
Speakers include Robert Martinez and Henrietta Martinez Christmas, members of the Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico, and Mona Hernandez, SCJS member, each with extensive experience tracing their Iberian roots. Also speaking is Genealogist Schelly Talalay Dardashti. José Antonio Esquibel, foremost genealogical researcher, historian and author on the subject has prepared a special message for the event on Hispano roots in New Mexico. SCJS board member Arnold Trujillo is Coordinator, with the support of Gloria Trujillo and Mona Hernandez. The workshop will be open to the public for a fee of $20 and free to those who preregister for the conference by July 15.