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Why More Places Are Abandoning Columbus Day in Favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Written by on October 13, 2019 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Why More Places Are Abandoning Columbus Day in Favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The growing recognition and celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day actually represent the fruits of a concerted, decadeslong effort to recognize the role of indigenous people in the nation’s history. #columbusday

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Indigenous Peoples Day Sweeps Nation as Battles Intensify for Native American Rights

Written by on October 10, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 16 Comments
Indigenous Peoples Day Sweeps Nation as Battles Intensify for Native American Rights

In North Dakota, 27 Indigenous water protectors were arrested in Monday’s action to peacefully occupy a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site. The arrests at the hands of militarized police came less than a day after a federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux’s request for an emergency injunction against the controversial pipeline project.

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In Rejecting Columbus, Cities Forge Path Toward System Alternative

Written by on October 14, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
In Rejecting Columbus, Cities Forge Path Toward System Alternative

Columbus did not discover America, he plundered it and he brutalized its people,’ Seattle’s Sawant says

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