YDSP Historic Lands and Roads Report
January 25, 2013

In 2012, a major activity of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Economic Development involved master planning and land use projects. The purpose of the planning project is to assess tribal lands and ensure the best community and economic development uses and also to ensure that culturally significant lands are protected. To identify historic areas and determine potential preservation project, the EDD commission Nick Houser, Anthropologist to identify and depict YDSP historical lands and roads changes overtime.

The ?History of Ysleta Grant and Transportation Travel Through Time and Space? is written in two parts. Part I is the story about the Ysleta Land Grant and how the It was taken from the Pueblo. Part II is the history of roads and transportation related to YDSP. The 50 page report includes detailed maps and descriptions of roads. As a Pueblo archival document, it is important to the Pueblo?s historical connection to the land and as a planning document it is critical to the land acquisition and master planning.

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