Monday, October 10, 2011

Indigenous People's Day

Sounds about right...
Many people across the country only know this day as "Columbus Day", but there has been a reclaiming by the indigenous peoples of this continent to start calling it Indigenous People's Day. Why?

Far from the clean cut hero that children's books make him out to be, Columbus' legacy also includes genocide. 

Here is an excellent compendium of articles that will help illuminate the less publicized opinions on this day.

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