SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city's statue of a Spanish colonialist that was removed following disputes over its representation has been quietly kept at a private home for months.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The fate of monuments linked to Spanish colonialism and violence against Native Americans in Santa Fe remains unclear months after the city’s mayor called for their removal....
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Crews in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Thursday removed a statue of a Spanish territorial governor from a city park and two other markers were slated to come down as monuments to...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Spanish conquistador is an image found throughout New Mexico, the most Hispanic state in the United States.
Depictions of men such as 17th century explorers Don...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The capital city in the state with the largest percentage of Hispanic residents in the United States is shelving a plan to review its contentious monuments.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Hispanic and Native American leaders in New Mexico locked in a dispute over the annual re-enactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe - which has drawn comparisons to the Confederate monument debate - announced plans Wednesday aimed at "reconciliation."
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe school board on Tuesday voted to limit the Fiesta Council's annual visits to public schools in response to complaints about the way local history is depicted during the annual Fiesta de Santa Fe.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Native Americans leaders from pueblo tribes across New Mexico are taking their grievances about an annual conquistador pageant in Santa Fe directly to the mayor and Roman Catholic officials, city officials announced Monday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on Indigenous Peoples' Day commemorations in New Mexico (all times local):
Native American leaders representing pueblo tribes throughout New Mexico are expressing new concern about the annual commemoration of the return of Spanish conquerors to Santa Fe after a 17th century Indian revolt.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on protests in Santa Fe, New Mexico over a public tribute to Spanish conquistadors (all times local):
Police have arrested 12 people in Santa Fe during protests about a costumed re-enactment of the return of Spanish conquerors to New Mexico after a 17th century American Indian revolt.
Police Sgt. Gardner Finney said a dozen people were arrested Friday on charges of trespassing and disorderly conduct.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico History Museum is providing a public symposium about the Santa Fe Fiesta as the threat of protests loom over the annual community festival and its portrayal of early Spanish colonial rule.
Museum Director Andrew Wulf said the Wednesday event will provide several interpretations of the Fiesta and New Mexico history from a filmmaker, archaeologist, photographer and a multimedia artist.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe's public school students have been given permission to skip an annual presentation of Spanish colonial culture and history that honors a 17th century conquistador, in deference to Native American and non-Christian students who may find the performances disrespectful.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales wants the city to review its involvement in events that celebrate or recognize historic events and people.
His request for the city manager to compile a report follows a rally against racism that prompted hundreds of people to gather on Santa Fe's historic plaza in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.