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The Gift

University leaders and the UNC American Indian Center issued a proclamation today recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

The proclamation acknowledges that the University is built on the homelands and villages of the region’s Indigenous peoples — historically the Enos, Occaneechis, Shakoris and Sissipahaws — who were the land’s first inhabitants and caretakers.

Read full story in UNC’s “The Well”.