Descendant of Montezuma Rejects “Indigenous People’s Day”

October 12, 2017

According to USA Today:

As the descendant of both Christopher Columbus and Montezuma II, the Aztec emperor, it is only natural that I would be interested in the debate over Columbus’ legacy in America.

History has some truly evil people. Columbus is certainly not one of them. Most often, history is not made up of perfect people and evil ones, but of complex people who must be understood in context.

What is happening at the hands of Columbus’ detractors is political, not historical. As his direct descendant and namesake, I should know.

What is lacking in the anti-Columbus narrative is any sense of history…

To read the entire article in USA Today, please click here.


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