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OP-ED | Where Are The Indigenous History Markers And Statues?

Throughout my bicycle travels of the Northeast and Midwest I have stopped to read many historical markers. I like to see what happened there, learn the history of buildings, and better understand the arc of human civilization and society in each place along the way. From a train crash to early resident life to highlights of historical industries, the signs give me a slice of life and a sense of place. There are markers for so many reasons and topics, but sadly almost none for First Peoples and Native Americans.