“We do have a political aim,” Echenique said. “We want enforcement of the federal laws that protect patrimony.”
In recent days, protest banners have spread to the former palace home of Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes in Cuernavaca,a historic fort in Puebla and a church in Nuevo Leon, aimed at what one bulletin called “the enemy in the house”— ineffectual leaders of the INAH.
Archaeologists have come from Michoacan to protest the ongoing construction of a museum on a pre-Columbian base at the complex of circular pyramids at Tzintzuntzan, or “place of the hummingbirds,” the capital of the Tarascan people until the Spanish conquest.
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