Wed, 18 November 2020
They once was lost, but then they were found. Several ceremonial shields, sacred to the Native Americans of Acoma Pueblo were stolen in the 1970s, but a few years ago, one of them re-appeared, up for sale at a Paris gallery. Elena Saavedra Buckley of High Country News tells us how the shield and its people were reunited. It wasn’t quick nor was it easy, but eventually the shield made it back to Acoma’s Enchanted Mesa.