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Indigenous Peoples Day

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Plus, San Antonio’s American Indians bring attention to the recent discovery of human remains on the property of the Alamo.

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The archaeological team at the Alamo announced Friday that human remains were uncovered at the site. On Monday, a group of Native Americans gathered across the street from the Alamo to provide their own perspective on those remains.


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San Antonio City Council passed a resolution establishing October 14 as "Indigenous Peoples Day." Other cities and states have also done this to refocus the historical lens on Native people — the first inhabitants of the Americas.