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Truckee’s Chinese History Proclamation

Tonight the Town Council of Truckee is celebrating the 153 anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, with a proclamation “honoring and appreciating” the contributions of Truckee’s past Chinese residents. This proclamation is a frustrating missed opportunity to acknowledge the violence and unequal protection provided to residents of our community.

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