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WHEREAS, American Indians are the original inhabitants of the territories that now constitute the United States of America; and

WHEREAS, American Indians have consistently made invaluable contributions to our nation, beginning with the assistance they gave to our founding fathers; and

WHEREAS, Indian tribes in the State of Nevada have maintained their dynamic culture, customs and traditions in an effort to pass them on to future generations; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's Indian tribes have enriched the citizens of the Silver State by teaching and sharing their exciting history through stories, dance, native regalia, and traditional foods; and

WHEREAS, the great State of Nevada wishes to recognize the outstanding contributions of Nevada's American Indians, commemorate the achievements of the American Indian community in Nevada, and to remind all Nevadans of the American Indian heritage, culture, and history;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 23, 2016

 American Indian Day in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Cadence Matijevich