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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus


By 10 TV, Oct. 09, 2017

NEW YORK - Is it time to say arrivederci to Christopher Columbus?

A movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day has gained momentum in some parts of the U.S., with Los Angeles in August becoming the biggest city yet to decide to stop honoring the Italian explorer and instead recognize victims of colonialism.

Austin, Texas, followed suit Thursday. It joined cities including San Francisco, Seattle and Denver, which had previously booted Columbus in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day.
 
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1 comment:

  1. If you want to have a indigenous peoples day then lobby congress to get one. Don't punish others to get what you want. BTW, don't have it on the same day that someone else is honored.

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