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Emancipation Hall - Po'pay Marble Statue

Po’pay (1630?-before 1692)—New Mexico
Marble by Cliff Fragua, 2005, Emancipation Hall.
Pueblo religious and spiritual leader. Born in San Juan Pueblo, now New Mexico. Organizer of the Pueblo Revolt against the Spanish in 1680, which helped ensure the survival of the Pueblo culture and shaped the history of the American Southwest. Shown next to a pot, symbolic of Pueblo culture, holding a bear fetish and the knotted rope used to coordinate the timing of the uprising.

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