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The Courtyard of Catua and Omtua

 
 
The Courtyard of Catua and Omtua Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2021
1. The Courtyard of Catua and Omtua Marker
Inscription.  

This courtyard is dedicated to Catua and Omtua, two messengers from the Pueblo of Tesuque (Taytsugeh Oweengeh) who were captured and executed by Spanish authorities. Their execution led, in part, to the start of the Great Pueblo Revolt which began on August 10, 1680. This was what has been called the “First American Revolution.” All the pueblos in the area united to resist slavery and and to ensure their survival.

This courtyard ress on the ancient settlement of Oga Poegeh, the ancestral home of Taytsugeh Oweengeh.

Today, Taytsugeh Oweengeh and the City of Santa Fe continue to share history and to celebrate the cultural richness of New Mexico.

City of Santa Fe Resolutaion No: 2019-58, June 12, 2013
Dedicated by the City of Santa Fe and acknowledged by the Taytsugeh Oweengeh on August 10, 2013
 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is June 12, 2013.
 
Location. 35° 41.403′ N, 105° 56.344′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Courtyard of Catua and Omtua Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2021
2. The Courtyard of Catua and Omtua Marker
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, in Santa Fe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Marcy Street and Sheridan Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is in the courtyard of the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 W Marcy Street, Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Staff Sergeant Leroy A. Petry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hewett House (about 600 feet away); Officer's Quarters (about 600 feet away); The Founding of Santa Fe (about 700 feet away); Museum of Fine Arts (about 700 feet away); The Spitz Clock (about 800 feet away); Fray Angélico Chávez (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
 
Also see . . .  The Pueblo Revolt. (Submitted on September 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Nearby "Lament" sculpture by Allan Houser Haozous image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 24, 2021
3. Nearby "Lament" sculpture by Allan Houser Haozous
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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