Tales on the Trail

Presented by Summerlee Foundation, featuring Indigenous Cultures Institute
Location: Lebermann Plaza, Waterloo Park
Date: October 9, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

In observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Join us for a FREE expert-guided, easy-paced park tour that explores the rich histories of Indigenous Peoples and resilient natural features that shaped today’s Waterloo Park landscape. Come early to enjoy on-the-house breakfast bites and brunch cocktails. No reservations needed.

Your Tour Guide: Dr. Mario Garza is an elder of the Miakan/Garzas Band of the Coahuiltecan, a state-legislature-recognized tribe of Texas. He has a multidisciplinary Ph.D. from Michigan State University, and he currently researches and presents educational lectures about Native Americans.

Dr. Garza has decades of involvement in the Native American community, including repatriation of remains, successful development of indigenous nonprofits, re-establishment of ceremonial sites, Native arts and events, and political issues. His lectures cover a range of topics, including local efforts in repatriation, indigeneity of Hispanics, and contributions of Native Americans.