The Pueblo Revolt: Video Presentations

First Encounters with Spanish Explorers: A Pueblo Experience

Dr. Christine Sims (Acoma) gives an informative multimedia presentation about Pueblo culture, and some of the conflicts between the Spanish and Pueblo peoples that ultimately led up to the Pueblo Revolt, including the brutal actions of Don Juan de Oñate. You can download the accompanying lesson plan PDF for this presentation here.


Dr. Christine Sims

Associate Professor, Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies

Director, American Indian Language Policy Research & Teacher Training Center

University of New Mexico, College of Education

Jon Ghahate’s Presentation

Cultural Educator Jon Ghahate (Laguna, Zuni) explores the history and lasting significance of the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.This is a free presentation but donations are requested.

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Like this online exhibit? Then check out our Virtual Culture Guide, featuring videos of our cultural Native dance performances, suggested reading from our Pueblo Book Club, insights into our our exhibits, online learning resources, recipes, and more.