Information Launch Date: October 13, 2021
Contact: Chantelle Ruidant-Hansen, 210-534-8833
Wednesday, October thirteenth, 2021 San Antonio Missions Nationwide Historic Park formally revealed its exhibit “We’re Nonetheless Right here: San Antonio Missions Descendant Tales” inside San Antonio Worldwide Airport. A small ribbon reducing ceremony with the taking part households was held on the exhibit website inside Terminal B Wednesday morning.
“We’re Nonetheless Right here: San Antonio Missions Descendant Tales” places faces to the oral histories, recollections, and feelings of mission descendants in San Antonio. It acknowledges households which have deep connections to those missions and shares their connections by images and first hand interviews. Mission descendants have ancestors who lived on the mission lands earlier than, throughout, and after the mission interval within the 1700s. The neighborhood gathers at these missions for a few of their most necessary life occasions: baptism, affirmation, marriage, indigenous celebrations, and prayer. This exhibit shares a few of the fond recollections these households hold corresponding to listening to grandma singing her native music, seeing the San José church bell tower from the bed room window, or celebrating the vacations at Mission Espada with piñatas, chocolate, and galletas.
Vacationers by San Antonio Worldwide Airport shall be greeted by these households, their tales, and their connection to those sacred locations exhibiting how the neighborhood spirit lives on.
This exhibit is accompanied by a digital exhibit web page the place anybody, anytime can discover these households’ tales. Go to our net web page right here.