Reconsider Columbus Day

Do you really want to celebrate the legacy of a man who committed heinous crimes against the Indigenous people of the Caribbean and throughout the Americas?

This is not just about history. This is still a relevant issue today.

By honouring Columbus with a federal holiday, our government continues to vehemently insult Native Americans and perpetuates a philosophy of racism and domination.

So please….on October 12th…

Please speak up, take a stand, and help eradicate Columbus’ name from the federal calendar.

Take the day to honor the people who were really here first by petitioning for a nationally recognized Indigenous holiday.

Take the day to pray for those around the world and right here in our own country who are victims of exploitation and racism.


Posted on October 12, 2009, in Indigenous Struggles. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Reconsider Columbus Day.

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