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Staff Editorial: City should commit to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day

Staff Editorial: City should commit to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day

October 8, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorials

In 46 states, the second Monday in October is celebrated as Columbus Day. But in the past few years, there have been initiatives to focus on celebrating native culture instead and rename the holiday Indigenous People’s Day. According to Time, the change has gone into effect in Minnesota, Vermont, Alaska and South Dakota, as well as some other individual cit...

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