The Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission and the Virginia Capitol Foundation will host the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Virginia Indian Tribute. This monument, entitled Mantle, recognizes the lasting legacy and significance of American Indians in the Commonwealth.
The featured speaker at the groundbreaking is Billy Mills, member of the Oglala Lakota (Souix) tribe and the Olympic gold medal winner of the 10,000 meter run in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. The Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 24 in Capitol Square, located at 1000 Bank Street in Richmond, VA.
The public is invited to join in the groundbreaking ceremony. To RSVP or for more information please call 804-308-2583 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rain or shine.
To learn more about the Virginia Indian Commemorative Commission and "Mantle," visit the commission's website: http://indiantribute.virginia.gov/