Fri Aug 4, 2023
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Opening Reception: Miguel Trujillo and the Pursuit of Native Voting Rights
Free Admission (5:00pm-7:00pm)
In celebration of a special exhibition entitled, “Miguel Trujillo and the Pursuit of Native Voting Rights” please join the New Mexico History Museum for an opening reception on August 4th, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s lobby. The exhibition honors the 75th anniversary of the landmark court case, Trujillo v Garley, which granted Native New Mexicans the right to vote in US elections. The story is told through an interactive voting booth and shares the fascinating story of Native American suffrage. The ruling in 1948 removed ...