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Debating the Future of Santa Fe’s Colonial Monuments

An overview of Santa Fe at sunset.

10.13.22- Gene and the Panel explore the potential future of colonialist monuments in the city of Santa Fe after protests on Indigenous People’s Day. Host: Gene Grant Line Opinion Panelists:Julia Goldberg, senior correspondent, Santa Fe ReporterDan Foley, fmr. NM RepresentativeGiovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies, LLC For More Information: Protesters in Santa Fe march, throw…

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Mayor Alan Webber and Santa Fe’s Controversial Monuments

A cop stands in front of a vandalized obelisk, with graffiti reading "RACIST" and "TEWA LAND".

June 26, 2020 – Protests against racism and debates over monuments have captivated Santa Fe, both in past decades and today. The focal point of the debate today is a Civil War-era obelisk that once referred to Native Americans as “savage.” Vandals defaced it and in the same week, the city removed a statue of…

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