Natives are Newcomers in Sunset Park

By    Published July 5, 2011

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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