Texas Cherokee, Chief Ron Black Eagle Trussell, offered a blessing during the reopening ceremony at the Caddo Mounds State Historic Park site.
With a raised fist clenched full of red dirt, Chief Ron Black Eagle Trussell of the Texas Cherokee offered a blessing over the planting of a cedar tree in Snake Woman’s Garden during Saturday’s reopening ceremony at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site outside Alto.
This simple act was a symbol of hope for not just the 75 people present at the ceremony, but for future generations who would once again enjoy learning about the history of the Caddo Nation through the rebuilding of a visitor’s center and other displays that were destroyed this past April by an EF-3 tornado
Story By Jo Anne Embleton email@example.com Jan 14, 2020
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