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"Council Votes to Recognize Native American Heritage During the Month of November" 11.20.2019

Cultural Anthropologist, Melissa Rinehart said celebrating Anthony Wayne was not the whole problem.

“I have no problem with celebrating the founding of this community, however some of the assertions to support his resolution just were not factual,”  Rinehart said. Rinehart said it was important to have all the facts, in order to mark this time in history. “Our early interactions with native people very much dictated the course of the founding of our country and continued colonization,” Rinehart. For more click here



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