Where Native America meets pop culture
September 15, 2007
Paving over a pueblo
Planned road extension in Texas would cut through holy site for El Paso's Tigua Indians
It looks like an undeveloped dirt lot in a residential neighborhood, so city officials decided to put a long-awaited four-lane road extension through it.
But the square of dirt is a holy site for the Tigua Ysleta del Sur Pueblo tribe and the site of the tribe's original pueblo.
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