Tag Archives: Christopher Columbus
Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day
Dozens of cities and states across the U.S. have turned away from Columbus Day, instead reclaiming the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day.
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Columbus Day: Shift the Focus
Can you tell me what the upcoming holiday is? Depending on who you are, that answer is going to change. For most, it’s Columbus Day and the history taught in school, and for others, Native American Day or Indigenous Peoples Day. Regardless of what you call it, the celebration of Columbus can be taken as […]
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Native American, American Indian or Indian?
Andrew reflects on the used of the words American Indian, Native American and Indian.