The Sagamore

Indigenous Peoples’ Day replaces Columbus Day

Maddie Kennedy, Regulars Managing Editor

October 9, 2018

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is meant to celebrate and recognize Native Americans and their history and culture. The idea of renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first brought up during the 1977 United Nations conference in Geneva, Switzerland. 14 years later, activists in Berkeley, C...

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