Unitarian Universalist Youth Create Chalk Mural At Pond Ashley In Celebration Of Indigenous Peoples Day

Unitarian Universalist Youth members, from left, Patrick Webb, Mixalh Adams, Shane Tobin, Missy Varol, Marie Langlois and Theresa Cull create an Indigenous Peoples’ Day mural recently at the pavilion in Ashley Pond Park. Indian Affairs Department Secretary Lynn Trujillo, a member of Sandia Pueblo, spoke in a news release about Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is today. ‘Today, we honor and celebrate the significant contributions and influence of New Mexico’s Indigenous communities and people,’ Secretary Trujillo said. ‘Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day allows us to reclaim space and tell a more accurate narrative of our history. Today we hold space for one another and uplift the strength and resiliency of America’s first citizens.’ Photo by Tina DeYoe

Mixalh Adams helps create a mural in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Photo by Tina DeYoe

Shane Tobin and Marie Langlois work on the mural at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Marie Langlois and Mixalh Adams work on the mural. Photo by Tina DeYoe

Missy Varol, left, and Theresa Cull  help create the mural. Photo by Tina DeYoe

Scene from the mural work. Photo by Tina DeYoe

Scene from the mural work. Photo by Tina DeYoe

Scene from the mural work. Photo by Tina DeYoe

Scene from the mural work. Photo by Tina DeYoe

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