Why New Mexico’s 1680 Pueblo Revolt Is Echoing in 2020 Protests
Indigenous groups in the Southwest are imbuing their activism this year with commemorations of the 340-year-old Pueblo Revolt, one of Spain’s bloodiest defeats in its colonial empire.
I didn't know about any of this history. Thanks to
for covering and to all the people on the ground elevating the underappreciated histories of struggle against imperialism.
“They were able to oust our colonizers by unifying and that’s basically what’s happening today... We have multiple tribes coming together to get rid of statues celebrating our genocide.”
So great to hear Indigenous archaeologists and other Pueblo voices tell this history, and my colleague Matt Liebmann