Bobby Pulido is a St. Mary's alumnus who won several Tejano Music Awards after this successful 1997 album, "Llegaste A Mi Vida." He's a fan favorite Oyster Bake performer.
1920's magazine cover.
Reies Lopez Tijerina (b. 9.21.26) led a struggle in the 60s and 70s to restore NM land grants to the descendants of their original owners. As a vocal spokesman for the rights of Hispanics/Mexican Americans, he became a major figure of the Chicano (aka "Indohispano") Civil Rights Movement. As an activist, he worked in community education and organization, media relations, and land reclamations. He became famous internationally for his 1967 armed raid on the Tierra Amarilla courthouse.