Indigenous Peoples’ Day – History and Future

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Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a celebration of the cultures of those who were settled in the Americas before Europeans arrived. Throughout the Americas, countries celebrate Columbus Day, but in some US states and cities, there is a movement to change the day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. ….

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2018 Indigenous People’s Day – October 8, 2018

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The list of cities and states celebrating Indigenous People’s Day instead of Columbus day continues to grow.  According to Time Magazine, there are now more than 60! From Wikipedia (in order of adoption): Austin, Texas Bangor, Maine Brunswick, Maine Burbank, California Cornell University Davenport, Iowa Durham, New Hampshire Eau Claire….

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San Francisco Joins List of Cities to Change Columbus to Indigenous Peoples Day!

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The movement keeps chugging along with yet another major city changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. From the SF Gate: The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to remove Christopher Columbus’ name from his commemorative day in October, and instead honor the indigenous people living in California long….

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The Truth About Christopher Columbus

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Many Americans celebrate the life of Christopher Columbus on the 2nd Monday of October each year; they falsely believe many now-debunked myths about Christopher Columbus and to this day continue to celebrate what many now believe to be a man who committed many atrocities against native or indigenous people. Native….

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Los Angeles Replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

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Exciting news out of Los Angeles! On Wednesday the city council there voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. They join other cities across the United States like Seattle, Minneapolis, Berkeley and Santa Cruz who feel that celebrating Columbus, known for violence and cruelty against the Indigenous people….

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