It may be necessary to add another large nation of Native Americans to the list of peoples wiped out by the rapacious and genocidal Spanish conquistadors after they arrived in the Americas. The location of the lost city of Etzanoa, found recently in Kansas, mystified historians for 400 years.
When the Spanish conquistador plague arrived in the New World they wiped out civilizations and/or cultures, including the Arawaks (Taino) in the Caribbean, Peru’s Incas, Central America’s Aztecs and Maya, and populations along what became the Mexico-U.S. border.
It’s possible the Spanish were responsible for yet another huge holocaust, in Etzanoa in the 17th century. That city was described in historical documents but its whereabouts were unknown until an archaeologist with Wichita State University in the state of Kansas started digging in recent years.
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Part of an ancient water shrine has been discovered, which locals used to bless water. (The Wichita Eagle)