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May 2, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Friends of History Lecture Series
Legacy of the Rio Arriba county Courthouse Raid, Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico

New Mexico History Museum

On June 5, 1967, a small group of armed land grant activists raided the Rio Arriba County Courthhouse in the northern New Mexico village of Tierra Amarilla. The event left behind a legacy that defines the history of the place and its people.

This presentation will review the events that precipitated the raid as well as those of the previous decades that may have made the raid inevitable.





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