Title: The Spanish Siege at Acoma
Source(s): Flaming Arrow’s People by an Acoma Indian
James Paytiamo (Author)
James Paytiamo describes the terrible Spanish siege at Acoma in the 1590s.
On the top of the cliff to the south is the old Spanish church which the Spanish fathers forced my people to build by carrying the adobe dirt from the valley below in their shawls, on their backs, up that steep climb. The walls of the church are seve...