Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples Day and the Problem With ‘Discovery’ — TIME

As the U.S. celebrates Columbus Day on Monday, many locations will be celebrating a parallel but very different day: Indigenous Peoples Day. The idea of a holiday to celebrate the people who lived in the Americas before Christopher Columbus ever set foot there got its start in the 1970s, and became reality in 1992 in…

via Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples Day and the Problem With ‘Discovery’ — TIME

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