Political Activity, 1970 and Later | Trinidad/Las Animas County

Video Clip from Interview with Samantha and Shantell Quintana, Latino Political Activity in Trinidad


This 2018 interview, the Quintana sisters talk about the lack of political involvement from Latino people in Trinidad because of the Italian people who hold power over them in the city. Length: 2:19.

Poster calling for people to support Francisco Coca of Aguilar at his trial, April 17, 1991


Coca, who says he is from “Aguilar, Atzlan” was on trial for an unspecified crime but refused to accept the authority of the court because it was based on European laws that had oppressed “the poor and innocent native,” including Indians and Chicanos. Poster asks people to come to his Hearing in District Court, Trinidad

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