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Indigenous Peoples day vs Columbus day

Lisa DuBois | New York, United States

Organization: En Foco

An amazing fire ceremony led by
Dra. T'Karima Ticitl @ Redhawk Native American arts council.
Bronx River Alliance on indigenous day
PhD, LM, CM, Partera, She is dedicated to the ceremony of birth and peyotl. Dra. Ticitl is a ceremonial woman, active in the Native American Church, Teo Kali Quetzalcoatl and a Mexica dancer since 2001 with her danza group, Kalpulli Huehuetlahtolli.

We are at the start of a new age in American history, one in which the past will be examined more closely. Thirteen states do not observe Columbus Day as a public holiday. Indigenous Peoples' Day or Native American Day is observed and celebrated in Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin and South Dakota instead of Columbus Day.

For centuries, we have been misled by skewed interpretations of historical events, and fiction has turned into percieved facts .

We as a society recoil when confronted with unpleasant realities, and a minority must bear the responsibility of enlightening others with the truth, due to multigenerational impressions carried along with the fervor of religious and or political convictions on topics such as slavery and Native American genocide.

Columbus Day will evolve into an Italian American appreciation day as the focus shifts to the magnificent contributions that Italian Americans have made to the diversity of a new multicultural America, and Columbus will claim his rightful place in history as a ruthless explorer.

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