Cosijopii Melchor and Ricky Looking Crow at a ceremony for Indigenous Peoples' Day in October 2021. Lucy Gellman File Photo.
Top row: Artist Molly Gambardella, Mariachi Academy of New England students, Lou Mangini with Photographer Johnathon Henninger. Middle Row: Amira Brown, artwork by Althea Rao, musician Stephen Gritz King. Bottom row: Musician Fernanda Franco, Teaching artist and West Haven Council Member Trenée McGee, and Hanan Hameen. They are among the first 146 recipients.
If a walker is close to the taco trucks and the Long Island Sound, they can start with engineer William Lanson's nineteenth-century extension on Long Wharf, and the Black genius that transformed commerce in New Haven and built part of the Farmington Canal's infrastructure.