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Graciela Santiago performs in Stevens Park, 1999
Graciela Santiago performs in Stevens Park, 1999. Photo courtesy of Finney County Convention and Tourism Bureau

Somos Muchos, Somos Uno  (We Are Many, We Are One)

Celebrating the Mexican heritage of Finney County, Kansas, since 1921, the Mexican Fiesta is held each year to commemorate Mexican Independence Day, September 16, 1810. The project traces its roots and development in Finney County.

Originally submitted by: Jerry Moran, Representative (1st District).

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