Indigenous People Support Green Spaces in the Bronx

Bronx, NY (UCTP Taino News) – On Saturday, June 28, 2008 members of the Cacibajagua Taino Cultural Society and the Cetilizitli Nauhcampa Mexica Dance Group took part in a cultural program celebrating “green spaces” in the Bronx. The program took place at the Kingsbridge Armory Community Garden and was organized by the Kingsbridge International Village Garden Project, a local organization. The group is working to promote the need for more “green spaces” in the Bronx as well voicing the desire for a community cultural space for local groups and youth within the Kingsbridge Amory as it is set for development. Participants were interviewed by local television and all expressed their support for community inclusion in the development plans.

Photo: Elvira and Hortencia Colorado of the Cetilizitli Nauhcampa Mexica Dance Group express their support of the Kingsbridge Community Garden Project during an interview with Bronx News 12

UCTPTN 07.08.2008

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