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Why Indigenous People’s Day Instead of Columbus Day?

11 October 2016 by , No Comments

In most of the United States, Monday was Columbus Day, celebrating the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the new world. But in Seattle (where I live) and in a growing number of places around the U.S., Columbus Day is being replaced with Indigenous People’s Day. It’s about fricking time. Why, you might ask? After all, […]