Post Profile

Re-Naming Columbus Day ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ should be Offensive Towards Native Americans

It’s an interesting column on why a one-size-fits-all name should be offensive to Native Americans and indigenous people for putting their entire people in a general category, without giving context on their accomplishments: The emptiness of the gesture is there right in the name of the day: It’s not Tecumseh Day or Ira Hayes Day […]
read more

See more about: Columbus Day

Related Posts

New York Today: New York Today: Mourning a Brooklyn Attorney

News : NYTimes: News

Monday: Remembering Ken Thompson, the Columbus Day parade, and Indigenous Peoples Day

A Few Suggestions For Accurate Historical Information About Columbus This “Columbus Day”

Lifestyle / Women's Interest : The Frisky

Happy Indigenous People’s Day! That’s the name with which Minneapolis and Seattle have replaced “Columbus Day” in light of, well, historical accuracy and a general sense of compassion toward groups of people who were raped, slaughte...

Seattle lawmakers vote to change name of Columbus Day holiday

News : The Raw Story

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted on Monday to redesignate the federal Columbus Day holiday as Indigenous Peoples’ Day to reflect that Native Americans were living on the continent before Christopher Columbus’ 15th Century ...

The 3 R's of Columbus Day: Robbery, removal and rape

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Occupy Seattle rally, indigenous people's Columbus Day protest (Joe Mabel) Another holiday has come and gone, still named for Christopher Columbus, and we head toward the next one based on a now almost mythical giving of thanks to N...

Several Cities have Renamed ‘Columbus Day,’ due to PC Narratives, to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

Media / Accuracy & Ethics : Accuracy in Media

Boston and Cleveland have proposed a change to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ from ‘Columbus Day’, while Cincinnati rejected the name change. Other cities, such as Phoenix, Seattle, Cambridge (Massachusetts), and Belfast (Maine), have alr...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC