The documentary‚ Surviving Columbus: The Story of the Pueblo People‚ explores the Pueblo Indians' 450-year struggle to preserve their culture, land, and religion despite European contact. The program uses stories from Pueblo elders, interviews with Pueblo scholars and leaders, archival photographs and historical accounts to tell a full account of Pueblo Indians that is not normally found in history books. This movie is an excellent teaching tool and essential introduction to the history and resilience of the Pueblo people of New Mexico.
- Format: DVD
- Studio: KNME-TV
- Release date: 1993
- Run time: 120 minutes
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About the Artist
The documentary “Surviving Columbus: The Story of the Pueblo People” is hosted by investigative reporter Conroy Chino of Acoma Pueblo and directed by Diane Reyna of Taos Pueblo. The program offers the rare opportunity to go inside New Mexico’s Pueblos and hear directly from tribal elders.
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