It’s almost a rarity these days to be considered an Austin native, rather than falling into the transplant pool.Hayley Bishop is, indeed, one of those born-and-raised Austinites. But they struggle with identifying as, what some would consider, a local native.“Like, I really feel bad claiming that word,” Bishop said, citing concerns over how overshadowed the city’s Indigenous culture and population is.

Read more from Lauren Terrazas at KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR Station here.