Wed Dec 6, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Friends of History Wednesday ONLINE Lecture Series
Pablo Abeita: The Life and Times of a Native Statesman of Isleta Pueblo, 1871-1940
Please join Rick Hendricks, Former New Mexico State Historian, Editor of the Vargas Project, University of New Mexico, for an ON-LINE talk on Pablo Abeita of Isleta Pueblo, who was one of the most important Native leaders in the Southwest in his day. Abeita was an effective advocate for Isleta and other pueblos in New Mexico, testifying before Congress on several occasions. An articulate orator with a biting sense of humor, Abeita, fought successfully for Native rights to their ancestral lands and water. Rick Hendricks is a former New Mexico state historian and editor ...