December 22, 2011

Soboba leader named grand marshal

Tribal Leader Chosen as Christmas Parade Grand MarshalThe City of Hemet, California chose Rose Salgado, vice chairwoman of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians’ Tribal Council, to be grand marshal for its Christmas parade held November 26, 2011.

According to a story posted on The Press-Enterprise website, Hemet City Manager Brian Nakamura said the city council’s decision was unanimous and based on her commitment to the community.

“Her kindness and giving toward the community and the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto really stood out in regards to her nomination this year,” Nakamura said in the story.
Comment:  For more on Indians and parades, see Oneida Float in Macy's Parade 2011 and Brulé in Rose Parade.

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