Sculpture of a Canarian with a stick. On 29 April 1483 Chief Bentejuí and his shaman-advisor the Faycán of Telde committed suicide by jumping off a cliff while shouting Atis Tirma ('for my land'). With their dead the armed and organized resistance against the Spanish conquest ended
m.i. ayuntamiento de telde
Placed as one of the activities of the celebration of the 650th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Town of Telde, 2001-2002.
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Locatie (N 28°0'15" - W 15°24'53") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: esca256; Photograph: 10 January 2015
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