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More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they revive a the U.S. observes Columbus Day on Monday, it will also be Indigenous...record, activists have argued.Columbus Day supporters say the holiday celebrates...
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Alaska renames Columbus Day National Indigenous People's Day

The federal Columbus Day holiday was officially renamed Indigenous...Press report.South Dakota renamed Columbus Day as Native American Day in 1990, and...resolution #11-57 to "Support to Change Columbus Day (2nd Monday of October) to Indigenous...
Columbus Day renamed Indigenous Peoples Day

...first day of the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage by renaming the second Monday in October from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.A proclamation effecting the change states that the idea was first proposed in 1977 by a...
Portland to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day

...indigenous people and promote their well-being.It's no coincidence that it falls on the same date as the federal Columbus Day holiday, established in 1937 to commemorate Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas in 1492. Many Native Americans...
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The importance of being low-power

KBJZ-LPFM went on the air for the first time Oct. 4, 2002. About a week later, a few days before Columbus Day, the Morning Madame debuted her morning show. Since then, the Madame - Juneau resident/performer/fisher Collette Costa...
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Photo: Fog lifts

Bands of fog separate Mayflower Island from Douglas Island on Sunday. Rain is forecast for Columbus Day today. Sound off on the important issues at
Photo: Clashing with Columbus Day

Nahaan, of Juneau, motions as he speaks during a Native American protest against Columbus Day on Monday in Seattle. The fourth annual protest by the Oldgrowth Alliance included leaders and youth from Native American and...
Stroup and the Blame grooved the grooves

...lyrics anyway? [Tyler winks so you'll know he's joking.] As for my personal fav, I couldn't decide between "Columbus Day" or "Glass Ceilings." They both hearken to the laid-back, sleepy Americana grooves of Iron and Wine and Calexico's...
Word of mouth

...research they would have learned that the Pledge of Allegiance was begun to memorialize Columbus Day. It is politically incorrect to memorialize Columbus Day considering how Columbus treated Native people. Regarding the public forum addressing...
Best Bets: Hot events for weiner-dog lovers

...a lot of my classical skills to this," she said. "My first gig was Indigenous People's Day, an alternative to Columbus Day, at a college in Sacramento." She played in the student union on campus and the response inspired her to pursue music...
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