October 14 will be Indigenous Peoples’ Day in San Antonio

Oct 08, 2019 163

BY: Elizabeth Ruiz

Mayor Ron Nirenberg has proclaimed Monday, October 14, “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in San Antonio. “While indigenous people have endured past injustices, they continue to emphasize a respect for land, natural resources and cooperation among neighbors,” said Nirenberg as he read the proclamation at the city council meeting last Thursday.

He asked San Antonio residents to honor the indigenous people next Monday. “Indigenous people are some of the earliest known inhabitants of our city and played a critical role in shaping the long, rich history of San Antonio,” said Nirenberg.

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SOURCE: https://www.ktsa.com/

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