By Cathy Spaulding / [email protected]

Monday’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day observance went beyond celebrating Native traditions.

“What defines us is our blood, is our language, our traditions, but it’s deeper than that. We have a strength we carry in our hearts and souls,” said Assistant Seminole Nation Chief Brian Palmer. “Our story is one of tragedy, reconciliation and perseverance.” 

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