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Community Voices: Statues Marking the History of the West Aren’t Without Legitimate Controversy

It has happened again. Near Española, N.M., the monumental statue of Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Oñate has been attacked. Though Oñate rides his horse behind a tall metal fence, someone painted his booted right foot blood red and spray-painted “Remember 1680” on a nearby wall. In the culturally diverse Southwest, schisms over history and […]