There is good documentary evidence that Sandia was settled by Tanoan people from Tusayan.
Among these arrivals were Tanoan warriors and their families, part of whom were ancestors of the present inhabitants of Hano.
The large collections of so-called modern Hopi pottery in our museums is modified Tanoan ware, made in Tusayan.
Among important increments in modern times may be mentioned several clans of Tanoan ancestry, as the Asa, Honani, and the like.
Among the most recent arrivals in Tusayan was another group of Tanoan clans which will be considered in this article.