Current events in our city | Mayor's Message
Last updated 10/28/2020 at 4:41pm
On Monday, Oct 12, I issued a proclamation recognizing and celebrating Indigenous People’s Day. I first issued a similar proclamation in 2016, and it felt important to do so again this year.
As the proclamation notes, we value the many contributions made to our area through Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge, labor, technology, science, philosophy; arts and the deep cultural contribution that has substantially shaped the character of Western Washington.
Following this day, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, it was discovered that the 1931 monument commemorating the signing of the Point Elliott Peace Trea...