There’s more diversity these days at Ingersoll and Whitman houses in Fort Greene, census figures show. Other changes abound, as well.
Natives are Newcomers in Sunset Park
BROOKLYN – A procession of American Indians marched through Sunset Park on a weekend afternoon in early May, bouncing to a tribal beat. They dressed in a burst of colors, wore tall headdresses and danced in circles, as custom dictated, along a short stretch of the park.
But there was something different about this tribe, the Tlaxcala, and when the music ceased and the chatter resumed, the difference became clear: They spoke exclusively Spanish.
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