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October 14 proclaimed to be Indigenous Peoples' Day in Louisiana


September 19, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A Louisiana woman says the deeply rooted history of American Indians moved her to action three weeks ago when she contacted the office of Louisiana Governor John Bel. Edwards with a request for the state to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Baley Champagne, 27, says she received notice the governor would honor her request Wednesday, Sept. 11.


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