Thursday, May 1, 2014

Taos Pueblo: World Heritage Site

Taos Pueblo: World Heritage Site
Taos Pueblo: World Heritage Site
Taos Pueblo is a 1000-year-old community belonging to a Native American tribe of Pueblo people. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States. Electricity and running water are not available in the pueblo. A small stream, Red Willow Creek, flows through the pueblo. The stream comes from Blue Lake on the pueblo’s protected mountainous area. The pueblo is near the city of Taos, New Mexico.

The pueblo people were fearless and persistently fought for their right to maintain their culture and land. They successfully revolted against the Spaniards. They fought for over six decades in order for the U.S. Congress to return Blue Lake and land adjacent to the pueblo.


The pueblo is a World Heritage Site and a National Historic Site. It is an amazing community to visit.
Taos Pueblo
Red Willow Creek in Taos Pueblo

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