. In Case You’ve Missed It Milwaukee Bridge Lights Up for Indigenous Peoples’ Day « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE – The light show took place at the Riverfront Launching Site with Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Ho-Chunk Nation Traditional Chief Clayton Winneshiek, and nearly a hundred other participants. The ceremony featured traditional song and dance, and a reading of Milwaukee County’s proclamation of Indigenous Peoples Day. “Indigenous Peoples Day is more than legislation,” Johnson said. “When we think about MilwauMilwaukee’s name comes from Indigenous languages. Milwaukee’s , we can’t help but think about Native people. We can’t help but think that we’re on Native land.”

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