Human Remains Discovered At The Alamo Unearth Local Tribes’ Frustrations Over Cemetery

The Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation wants the Alamo site officially declared a cemetery. The tribe has filed suit against the state’s General Land Office, the Alamo Trust and the city of San Antonio.

By Norma Martinez October 24, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

The Alamo is the cradle of Texas liberty, but it’s also the site of a Catholic cemetery. The famous battleground served as a mission to area Catholics for many years before it was secularized and memorialized in Texas history.

American Indians in San Antonio used Indigenous Peoples Day to draw attention to the recent discovery of human remains on the site.

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