University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Joseph R. Aguilar

Researching the Pueblo Revolt of 1680

By: Joseph R. Aguilar

On August 10, 1680, the Pueblo people, along with their Navajo and Apache allies, orchestrated what is arguably the most successful indigenous insurrection against a European colonial power in the New World. The uprising, led by Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo leader PopĂ©, laid siege to and captured the capital of Santa Fe while missions at pueblos […]