PROCLAMATION

 

A PROCLAMATION TO RECOGNIZE NOVEMBER AS NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY MONTH IN FAUQUIER COUNTY

 

WHEREAS, the first residents of Virginia were Native American Indian tribes; and

 

WHEREAS, Native American Indians have contributed greatly to the rich cultural and historical heritage of Fauquier County; and

 

WHEREAS, Native American Indians have promoted the traditions of their culture and are able to trace their history back over 400 years; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors wishes to acknowledge the many contributions and achievements of the Native American Indians in our community; now, therefore, be it

 

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of November 2004, That the Board recognizes November as Native American Indian History Month in Fauquier County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board