Near Laguna in Cibola County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Susie Rayos Marmon - Ga-wa goo maa (Early Riser)
— Laguna Pueblo —
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Women. In addition, it is included in the New Mexico Women’s Historic Marker Initiative series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1989.
Location. 35° 1.863′ N, 107° 22.889′ W. Marker is near Laguna, New Mexico, in Cibola County. Marker is on Interstate 40 at milepost 113.5, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the eastbound rest area on I-40. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laguna NM 87026, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San José De La Laguna Mission (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named San José De La Laguna Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); Pueblo of Laguna (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Pueblo of Laguna (about 400 feet away); Post World War II (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trade - Tourism - Economy (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of Khe Sanh Vietnam, 1968 (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pueblo of Laguna (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laguna.
Regarding Susie Rayos Marmon - Ga-wa goo maa (Early Riser). Susie Rayos Marmon devoted her life to her family and her career as a teacher and educator of Indian children. She was among a handful of Indian girls of her time to pursue an extensive education. She graduated from Bloomsburg State Teacher's College in Pennsylvania in 1906. In a one room building behind her home in Laguna she taught Pueblo Children for nearly fifty years.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.