Deborah Reade (Artist)
Description: A map showing the many Spanish entradas into New Mexico during the colonial period.
Title(s): The Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza; The Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza
Fray Marcos de Niza (Author); Cleve Hallenbeck (Editor)
Description: What happens when Fray Marcos de Niza sends Estevan the Spanish Moor as advance scout in search of the golden Cities of Cibola in 1539.
Excerpt: On another route I sent Estevan de Dorantes, the black, whom I instructed to follow to the north for fifty or sixty leagues, to see if by that route he would be able to learn of any great thing such as we sought; and I agreed with him that if he received ...
Title(s): Invasions; Black Mesa Poems
Jimmy Santiago Baca (Author)
Description: Poem about waves of conquest and settlement in New Mexico.
Excerpt: 6:00 a.m.
I awake and leave to fish
through this light, dark
horse foaming saliva,
tongue red and dry
as the red cliffs.
Back then the air
was bright and crisp
with Esteban's death
at the hands of Zuni war...
Author(s): Deborah Reade (Artist)
Publisher: School for Advanced Research Archives
Publication Date: 2004