Jeremy Rodriguez-Ortega

It is disturbing that people in 2015 still refer to one's ethnicity as this or that. The peoples of New Mexico that identify as Spanish or Native American are actually a mixture of both cultures. By not acknowledging one's entire ethnic background is a kick in the pants to some of their an…

The Fiesta de Santa Fe is supposed to represent the coming together of two peoples - the Native American (mostly Puebloan) and the Spanish-Mexican. The Fiesta does not negate the fact that there was war between the two peoples. Instead it teaches that people can live side by side in peace,…

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