Re-enactment of conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe will end

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Re-enactment of conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe will end

On Sept. 8, 2017, file photo, protesters in Santa Fe chant slogans against an annual costumed re-enactment of the arrival or “entrada” of Spanish conquistador Don Diego de Vargas in 1692 after an Indian revolt drove out Spanish settlers. An annual, ceremonial re-enactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe from Native Americans will no longer take place.

Re-enactment of conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe will end

On Sept. 8, 2017, file photo, protesters in Santa Fe chant slogans against an annual costumed re-enactment of the arrival or “entrada” of Spanish conquistador Don Diego de Vargas in 1692 after an Indian revolt drove out Spanish settlers. An annual, ceremonial re-enactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe from Native Americans will no longer take place.

Re-enactment of conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe will end

Edwin Quintana, left, dances with fifth grader Kaylee Pacheco and other students at Tesuque Elementary school in Tesuque, N.M. An annual, ceremonial re-enactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe from Native Americans will no longer take place.

Re-enactment of conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe will end

Police in Santa Fe, N.M., lead away protester organizer Jennifer Marley of San Ildefonso Pueblo in hand restraints while arresting at least 12 people protesting against an annual pageant marking the return of Spanish conquistador Don Diego de Vargas to New Mexico following a 17th century Indian revolt. An annual, ceremonial reenactment of a 17th-century Spanish conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe from Native Americans will no longer take place.
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