Norman Unsworth Photography
New Mexico

The Enchanted Mesa

The Enchanted Mesa
Near Acoma Pueblo, NM - Fall 2000

According to Acoma legend, ancestral Acomas inhabited it. One day, the people were tending to the fields in the Valley when a violent rainstorm broke out. The rain washed away the access to the mesa leaving a young girl and her grandmother stranded on top. Rather than perish from starvation, the two leaped from its cliff walls.
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