Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez who pioneered her Ruta de Cortés.
- What are the official and unofficial events?
- Who is writing / tweeting about the quincentennial?
- 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. What should we know about the state of Indigenous Languages in 1519 and how they are being used / conserved today?
In 1519, #HernánCortés disembarked in Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz…
Nowadays, the body of the colonizer who introduced three centuries of Spanish rule in #Mexico is forgotten inside a church in #MexicoCity…
— EL UNIVERSAL English (@Univ_inenglish) April 22, 2019
500 years ago today (April 22, 1519), Hernán Cortés & Conquistadors disembarked at Veracruz, launching an invasion that culminated in 1521 … and New Spain was born.#MexicoExplained@JohnGallen @Natgallen1 @ronmader @RobledaBlanca @HistoriasMex
Read: https://t.co/PwLIZlMNbE pic.twitter.com/K7SsNc2Ksu
— Thomas M. Buckley (@TomBuckley519) April 22, 2019