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Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Activists march for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 10, 2018


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Photo credit: Leila Habib Activists march throughout Boston Saturday to call to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Cambridge recognized Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2016 and Somerville celebrated the holiday for the first time this year.   ...

Protesters call for Indigenous People’s Day

Protesters call for Indigenous People’s Day

October 9, 2017


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By Janette Ebbers, news staff More than 100 people gathered Saturday in the name of replacing Columbus Day with “Indigenous People’s Day.” They stood in the afternoon heat outside the Park Street Station in downtown Boston to march and listen to speeches. Mahtowin Munro, organizer of the protest and head ...

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

SGA passes resolutions to support strike, rename Columbus Day

Charlie Wolfson

October 4, 2017


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Student senators passed resolutions to support Northeastern dining hall workers’ efforts toward raising salaries and to change Northeastern’s observance of Columbus day to Indigenous People’s Day at their session Monday. These resolutions, which the Northeastern Student Government Association (SG...

Column: Goodbye Columbus Day

Column: Goodbye Columbus Day

October 23, 2014


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By Molly Tankersley While many cities around the country observed Columbus Day last Monday, Seattle  celebrated the unanimous decision to instate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in its place. Anyone who experienced third grade U...

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