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Hacienda Corralejo in Municipality of Pénjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands

 
 
Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 6, 2020
1. Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands Marker
Inscription.  

Edicto del Padre de la Patria sobre Restitucion de Tierras a los Naturales
".... es mi voluntad que su goce (el de las tierras), sea unicamente de los naturales en sus respectivos pueblos dado en mi Cuartel General de Guadalajara a 5 de diciembre de 1810.
Miguel Hidalgo, Generalisimo de America.
Gobierno de Guanajuato Mayo de 1961.

English translation:
Edict of the Father of the Nation on the Return of Lands to the Indigenous
".... it is my will that their enjoyment (that of the lands), be only for the indigenous in their respective villages, given in my Headquarters of Guadalajara on December 5, 1810.”
Miguel Hidalgo, America’s General
Government of Guanajuato, May 1961
 
Erected by Gobierno de Guanajuato. (Marker Number 1961.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsColonial EraNative AmericansPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 20° 30.5′ N, 101° 37.794′ 
Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 6, 2020
2. Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands Marker
The marker is near the massive flagpole at the site of Hidalgo's birth.
W. Marker is in Hacienda Corralejo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Pénjamo. The marker is in the northern part of the large plaza of Hacienda Corralejo. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hacienda Corralejo, Guanajuato 38373, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo's Birth House (within shouting distance of this marker); Baptism of Hidalgo (approx. 12.3 kilometers away); Marriage of Miguel Hidalgo's Parents (approx. 13 kilometers away); 209th Anniversary of the Death of Hidalgo (approx. 13 kilometers away); 175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Independence (approx. 13.1 kilometers away); General Lázaro Cárdenas (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); Jesús María Montaño (approx. 20.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hacienda Corralejo.
 
Regarding Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands. Hidalgo's edict was one of the first attempts to return lands to the indigenous people of Mexico.
 
Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 6, 2020
3. Hidalgo and Indigenous Lands Marker
The marker is far to the left in this view.
The nearby monumental statue of Hidalgo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 6, 2020
4. The nearby monumental statue of Hidalgo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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