On Thursday, while many people were with family members and eating Thanksgiving food, Colin Kaepernick went out and made a surprise visit to support the Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremony on Alcatraz. The event is often referred to as “Unthanksgiving Day,” and has been a tradition since 1975 and is meant as a commemoration of the American Indians who […]
For many indigenous people, Thanksgiving isn’t about breaking bread with colonists. It’s a National Day of Mourning.
Thanksgiving Day is still an ugly reminder of America's history for many Native Americans who choose to spend the day indulging in self-care and reflecting.
Trick or treat: Halloween dominated Facebook IQ's Hot Topics for both Facebook and Instagram in October. Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day were also strong holidays and events for the month, according to the social network's research arm. Major League Baseball's Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees sizzled on Facebook in October,...
Pope Francis' trip to Chile and Peru in January is likely to focus on the plight of indigenous peoples, with a day dedicated to the Amazon and a visit to … Click to Continue »
The Los Angeles City Council approved an amended ordinance Friday replacing Columbus Day in October with Indigenous Peoples Day as an official L.A. holiday. The council already debated the issue in August, when it asked the city attorney to draft the ordinance, so the vote in approval of the language...
Officials in Kalamazoo have agreed to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day, but the city hasn't decided what to do with a statue that some say celebrates the … Click to Continue »
Columbus Day tends to come and go without much notice — while Italian American groups celebrate a 15th century hero and many public employees and some schools get the day off, most people show up to work as if it were any other Monday. But in L.A., Columbus’ days are numbered. Both the city and...
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Columbus Day, a federal holiday observed every October, has long been a lightning rod for criticism. The controversy returned to the spotlight this year when several universities and cities have decided to rename the day Indigenous Peoples’ Day to remember the legacy of the Native Americans pre-Columbus. Here are universities that observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day: […]
Detroit plans to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day starting next year instead of Columbus Day. The Detroit News reports City Council approved a proposal Tuesday on the issue about how to … Click to Continue »
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Fox’s “objective news” program, Special Report, went out of its way to suggest that anyone looking to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day is promoting a celebration of barbarians. Anchor Bret Baier opened the brief report...Show More Summary
Columbus - famously supposed to be setting out for Asia - has been hailed in the "New World" since Italian-Americans in New York City marked the 300th anniversary of their ancestor's arrival in 1792, but the day was only formally recognised when the state of Colorado made it an official holiday in 1905. Show More Summary
Jennifer Denetdale, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is an associate professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico. She serves as the chair of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and is a direct descendant of the...Show More Summary
Sicangu Lakota artist Frank Waln dropped a music video today for “Good Way.”
In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. But in 2017, the tradition of honoring the famed Italian explorer may be sinking fast. A growing number of cities are abandoning ship and replacing Columbus Day -- celebrated Monday -- with Indigenous Peoples Day, also known by some as Native Americans Day. Show More Summary
Indigenous Peoples Day, the holiday that celebrates Native American culture and its people, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Berkeley this week. It's also the holiday that began as a Bay Area counterprotest to Columbus Day.
Around the U.S., cities and local organizations are holding events in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day.
People gathered at City Hall for the holiday. by Sydney Brownstone Seattle is celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day. Hundreds of people have gathered downtown and marched to City Hall. SB Mikayla Smith, 19Nisqually Indian Tribe Can you...Show More Summary