Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Mr. Gabriel Sahd
Email aztechom@yahoo.com
Phone 505/298-0316
Address 9804 Aztec NE
Albuquerque, NM  87111
Biographical Info Gabriel Sahd, born in Los Cerrillos, NM, to Lebanese parents, dedicated his career to education. Now retired, he keeps busy with acting and various arts.
Program Title JOSÉ AARÓN LIBRADO GURULÉ: The Story of a Peón in New Mexico
Character Name José Aarón Librado Gurulé
Program Description José Librado Gurulé, a 16-year-old peon from Placitas, became a wool drover for a wealthy patron of Bernalillo in an 1867 expedition from Santa Fe to Kansas City. His back-breaking labor, the hunger, danger and servitude, bring to light the horrors of peonage.
Series New Mexico History and Cultures
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
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who we are,
who we were
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