More info on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Latest in a series of posts on the Columbus monument

“Let us in the name of the Holy Trinity go on sending all the slaves that can be sold.”
Christopher Columbus

“The fact that we have this [Columbus Day school] holiday legitimates a curriculum that is contemptuous of the lives of peoples of color.”
Bill Bigelow

Peter Crownfield is officially retired but spends most of his time working with students in his role as internship coordinator for the Alliance for Sustainable Communities–Lehigh Valley.

ref: October 12: Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Gadfly:

Plenty of food for thought here:
Good resources for Indigenous Peoples Day:
Selection of articles from Yes! Magazine
Quakers and other  religions:

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