New Mexico Native Peoples Celebrate the Removal of Statues of Spanish Conquistador

For years, the native peoples of New Mexico have demanded the removal from public buildings of statues of Juan de Oñate, a Spanish conquistador who carried out a massacre of Native Americans who resisted the colonizers. Several weeks ago, two of these statues were removed thanks to the wave of indignation generated by the Black Lives Matter movement against symbols of racism. Jessica Bedolla has the details.

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