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Albert Bender: Native community celebrates first Indigenous Peoples' Day in Nashville
National
Albert Bender: Native community celebrates first Indigenous Peoples' Day in Nashville (October 19, 2017)
In the wake of the proclamation of Mayor Megan Berry and the resolution of the Metro Nashville City Council both recognizing October 9 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a celebration was held here by members of the local Native community.

The Conversation: Indigenous people invented the so-called 'American Dream'
Opinion
The Conversation: Indigenous people invented the so-called 'American Dream' (October 10, 2017)
On Indigenous Peoples Day, it’s worth underscoring something that many archaeologists know: many of the values that inspire the American Dream originate with native North Americans.

Albert Bender: Tennessee's capital city takes big step on Indigenous Peoples' Day
Opinion
Albert Bender: Tennessee's capital city takes big step on Indigenous Peoples' Day (October 9, 2017)
On October 5, Nashville, the capital city of Tennessee, took the momentous step of recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Clara Caufield: A growing movement for Indigenous People's Day
Opinion
Clara Caufield: A growing movement for Indigenous People's Day (October 14, 2016)
American Indian Day is wonderful, but another idea is taking hold across the country.

Cronkite News: Moving beyond a holiday named for an explorer
National
Cronkite News: Moving beyond a holiday named for an explorer (October 12, 2016)
Elvira Bitsoi, principal at a school on the Navajo Nation: 'As a people, we’ve moved on from Columbus.'

Russell Stevenson: Why we must support Indigenous People's Day
Opinion
Russell Stevenson: Why we must support Indigenous People's Day (March 7, 2016)
Memorializing Indigenous People’s Day recognizes the price they paid for the Columbian presence in the New World.

Activists rally in support of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Flagstaff
Law | National | Politics
Activists rally in support of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Flagstaff (February 16, 2016)
A resolution being considered by the city council would bring about concrete change with public hearings, a report and an action plan to improve the lives of Native Americans who live, work and attend school in the city.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe supports move to Indigenous People's Day
Education | National
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe supports move to Indigenous People's Day (February 4, 2016)
Students at Stafford Middle School in Plattsburgh, New York, came up with the idea after learning more about Christopher Columbus and his impacts on indigenous peoples.

Brown University joins growing Indigenous People's Day movement
Education | National
Brown University joins growing Indigenous People's Day movement (February 4, 2016)
Native Americans at Brown, a student group, persuaded faculty to make the change.

Los Angeles could join Indigenous Peoples Day movement
National | Politics
Los Angeles could join Indigenous Peoples Day movement (November 16, 2015)
Council member Mitch O'Farrell, who is a member of the Wyandotte Nation, wants the city to recognize its original inhabitants.

Steven Newcomb: Celebrating Original Nations and Peoples Day
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Celebrating Original Nations and Peoples Day (October 28, 2015)
A noticeable trend has emerged in recent years as more and more cities in the United States drop 'Columbus Day' in favor of 'Indigenous Peoples Day.'

Dana Lone Elk: We are here and we are not going anywhere
Opinion
Dana Lone Elk: We are here and we are not going anywhere (October 21, 2015)
I was recently asked why we think we need a Native American Day?

Petition seeks White House response on Indigenous People's Day
National | Politics
Petition seeks White House response on Indigenous People's Day (October 13, 2015)
A growing number of tribes, schools, communities and states are joining the Indigenous People's Day movement.

Valerie Strauss: From Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day
Opinion
Valerie Strauss: From Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day (October 12, 2015)
The Old World got chocolate (and many other things) and the New World got wheat, along with bubonic plague, chicken pox, cholera, malaria, measles, typhoid, etc., which decimated the populations of indigenous peoples Columbus found living on the islands he 'discovered.'

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