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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
 

Enriquillo

 
 
Enriquillo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
1. Enriquillo Marker
Inscription.  
Enriquillo
(----1535)
Líder aborigen, natural de la isla de Santo Domingo. Fue educado por los padres franciscanos en un convento. Se reveló (sic, rebeló) contra el dominio español en 1520. En 1533 se puso fin al conflicto mediante un acuerdo de paz en el que se reconocion (sic, reconocían) la libertad de los habitantes nativos de estas tierras.

English translation:
Enriquillo
(----1535)
Indigenous leader, native of the island of Santo Domingo. He was educated by the Franciscan fathers in a convent. He rebelled against Spanish rule in 1520. In 1533 the conflict was ended by means of a peace agreement in which the freedom of the native inhabitants of these lands was recognized.
 
Erected by Ministerio de Cultura.
 
Location. 18° 28.354′ N, 69° 54.494′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker can be reached from Avenida Pedro Henríquez Ureña just east of Calle Benito Juárez, on the right when traveling east
Enriquillo statue and previous marker location image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
2. Enriquillo statue and previous marker location
The marker was previously mounted on the base of this statue of Enriquillo.
. Touch for map. The marker is currently inside of the Museo del Hombre, on the left of the steps leading up to the second floor. It was previously mounted to the statue of Enriquillo directly north of the Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10205, Dominican Republic.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Jack (a few steps from this marker); Friar Bartolomé de las Casas (a few steps from this marker); Sebastián Lemba (a few steps from this marker); Juan Pablo Duarte (a few steps from this marker); Carlos Andújar (within shouting distance of this marker); Rafael González Tirado (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugo Estrella Guzmán (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Myrna Guerrero (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
 
Categories. Civil RightsColonial EraNative AmericansWars, Non-US
 
Enriquillo statue, to the right image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
3. Enriquillo statue, to the right
The Enriquillo statue is seen here with statues of Lemba and De las Casas outside of the Museo del Hombre Dominicano (Museum of the Dominican People).
Enriquillo and other previously outdoor markers. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 11, 2018
4. Enriquillo and other previously outdoor markers.
The four markers are seen here to the left of the stairs to the second level of the Museum of the Dominican People.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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