Acknowledgments / Resources
The creator of Tigua Trials acknowledge the many dedicated tribal members, sponsors, resources, cultural institutions, travel resources and individuals, who have contributed to this site's development.
Tigua Trails is sponsored by an innovative grant from Humanities Texas and augmented by the following generous sponsors - El Paso Electric Company and the Robert E. and Evelyn McKee Foundation.
Tribal members and the Ysleta del Sur Tribal Council have contributed to the site’s development. This website component was created by Nicholas P. Houser, MA, MPH, Website Editor/Tribal Archivist, and Graphics/Layout by Perry I. Quinto Houser.
Supporting Cultural Resources:
The creators Tigua Trails are indebted to tribal members, historians, anthropologists, librarian archivists and artists for their assistance who include: Arthur Senclair, Tribal Chairman; Carlos Hisa, Tribal Governor; José Sierra; Tom Diamond and Ronald Jackson (tribal attorneys); Dr. Rick Hendricks; Dr. John A. Peterson; Mark Willis; David O. Brown; Harry W. “Skip” Clark; Dr. Stephen Mbutu (Sol Ross Big Bend); Dr. Ben Brown (UTEP); Dr. George Toruk (EPCC); Gary Williams (El Paso Community Foundation); Claudia Rivers (UTEP), José Cisneros; Ken Flynn; Nancy Hamilton; Mary Davis; and Mrs. Tom Lea.
Museums, Libararies and Cultural Institutions
Research and development of Tigua Trails was assisted by the following libraries, museums, cultural centers and repositories: Tigua Cultural Center and Ysleta del Sur Tribal Archives; El Paso Public Library; University of Texas at El Paso (Library Special Collections; Laboratory of Anthropology); El Paso County Historical Society; El Paso County Archives and Deed Records Division; El Paso Mission Trail Association; San Elizario Cultural Center (and San Elizario Genealogical and History Society); El Paso Community Foundation (and Gary Williams, Director of the El Paso Historic Corridor); Peticolas Collection (El Paso); and US Army Fort Bliss; the US National Park Service (Chamizal National Memorial and Guadalupe Mountains National Park); University of Texas at Austin (Center for American History, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center); Texas State Library and Archives Commission (Austin); Institute of Texan Cultures (San Antonio), Texas Memorial Museum (Austin); University of Texas at Arlington; Sul Ross University, Center for Big Bend Studies (Alpine); Texas Historical Foundation; Texas General Land Office; New Mexico State University, Las Cruces (Rio Grande Collection); University of New Mexico (Albuquerque); New Mexico Records Center (Santa Fe); Museum of New Mexico (Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe); University of Arizona (Tucson), Pioneer Historical Society of Arizona (Tucson); Catholic Diocese of Tucson, Arizona; University of Oklahoma; The John Carter Brown Library, Providence, Rhode Island; University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware; US National Archives; Smithsonian Institution; US Library of Congress; US Military Academy, West Point; and Rijksmuseum Voor Volkenkunde in Leiden, Netherlands (H.F.C. Ten Kate Collection).