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Ohkay Owingeh (pronounced [ˈokɛ oˈwiŋɛ]) is a pueblo in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States, 25 miles (40 km.) north of Santa Fe. It was previously known as San Juan Pueblo until returning to its pre-Spanish name in November 2005. The Tewa name of the pueblo means "place of the strong people." The pueblo was founded around 1200 AD. By tradition, the Tewa people moved here from the north, perhaps from the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. After taking control of the pueblo in 1598, the Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Oñate renamed the pueblo San Juan de los Caballeros after his patron saint, John the Baptist. He then established the first Spanish capital of New Mexico nearby. Ohkay Owingeh is the headquarters of the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, and the pueblo peop...
||Population (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Land||2.0
||Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Water||$90,000
||Average House Value (as of 2000)|
||Average House Income (as of 2000)|
||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$4,109,000
||Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)|
||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$17,066,000
||Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)|
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