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Posted on: October 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Snyder Recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day


Mayor Kate Snyder today recognized Indigenous Peoples’ Day and issued the following statement: 

“On behalf of the City Council, today we recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which honors the original peoples of many colonized lands who have suffered from historic injustices, and take time to learn about and celebrate indigenous heritage and resiliency. The city of Portland itself was founded and is built upon lands first inhabited by the Indigenous People of this region, known as the Aucocisco.” 

She added, “We encourage businesses, organizations and public institutions to also recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day so that this city and its residents acknowledge and honor these members of the community, past and present.

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