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Over 1,500 Native Veterans Participate in Dedication Ceremony for the National Native American Veterans Memorial

 

November 14, 2022

Native veterans march to the National Native American Veterans Memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 (Photo/Darren Thompson)

WASHINGTON - For over 1,500 American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian veterans who were on hand for the dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Friday, it is one Veterans Day they will remember for the rest of their lives.

On Friday, the National Museum of the American Indian hosted a grand procession and ceremony for the dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial. The 1,500 Native veterans participated in a grand procession through the National Mall.

Michael Coon traveled with a group of veterans from the Muscogee Creek Nation from Oklahoma and had tears of joy in participating in the grand procession for the National Native American Veterans Memorial.

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