A little over four decades ago, the Taos Pueblo people realized a lifelong dream. By act of Congress, they obtained possession of their sacred Blue Lake, which lay 10 miles east of the pueblo, high in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
It had been a hard-fought and costly struggle, one made against seemingly impossible odds. But the village elders never wavered, nor did the people. “Blue Lake is our cathedral and the center of our religion,” they proclaimed.
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