Title: Fray Juan Ramírez Comes to Acoma
Source(s): K’atsina: A Novel of Rebellion
Lana M. Harrigan (Author)
A novelist's depiction of the arrival of Fray Juan Ramírez in Acoma Pueblo in 1629.
That night Juan Ramírez wrapped himself in a coarse woolen blanket and lay down on the hard ground where he would build his house of worship. He was glad the governor and his entourage had departed.
The Acoma had taken down baskets of corn, a few...