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November 27, 2020 – Correspondent Russell Contreras speaks with Vanessa Fonseca Chávez, a New Mexico native who is now an assistant professor at Arizona State. She is co-editor of the book “Querencia: Reflections on the New Mexico Homeland,” and is a Chicana who is critical of monuments to Spanish conquistadors.  

Correspondent: Russell Contreras  

Vanessa Fonseca Chávez, assistant professor of Hispanic and Indigenous studies, Arizona State University  

For More Information:  
Researching Oñate: A Working Decolonial Bibliography – by Vanessa Fonseca Chávez, Ph.D. and Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Ph.D.  
“The Last Conquistador” Excerpt and Post-Screening Discussion – NMPBS  
Interview with Filmmaker John Valadez – NMPBS