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High atop a rocky mesa in what is now the state of New Mexico, the Pueblo of Ácoma stands as living testimony to an ancient American culture that has survived, and adapted, in the face of centuries of conquest.

1. Does this short history of Ácoma make you think differently about Native Americans?

2. How do cultures survive the processes of conquest?

3. How do natural landscapes affect history?

4. What does the act of cutting off a statue's foot represent here?


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