Press Conference: American Indian Tribe Demands Full Archaeological Study of the Alamo
Campaign urges central Texas residents and tourists to #DigDeeper in Alamo history as development efforts draw nearer.
By: EHCU Public Relations
What: Demand Archeological Study of the Alamo
Where: SouthEast Corner of the United States Postal Service
615 E. Houston, Downtown San Antonio
When: July 18, 2019 at 10 AM
Why: The Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation, a tribe comprised of both direct lineal descendants and members with historic cultural affiliation ties to the Coahuiltecan Indians who lived at, got baptized in, and were buried at Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo) during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, is demanding a comprehensive archaeological study at the Alamo Plaza site. The tribe is also demanding a seat at the table with project developers of the major renovations, dubbed the Alamo Redevelopment Master Plan Project and scheduled for completion in 2024.
ABOUT Tāp Pīlam Coahuiltecan Nation
Tāp Pīlam Coahuiltecan Nation is a Tribal community of affiliated Bands and Clans of the Payaya, Pacoa, Borrado, Pakawan, Paguame, Papanac, Hierbipiame, Xarame, Pajalat, Tilijae nations, modernly known as Coahuiltecans. Our traditional homeland consists by today's political boundaries as Texas, Coahuila, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, and Northern Potosi. We are people of two Countries and have been regarded by both as foreigners in our own homeland. Learn more at tappilam.org.