Indigenous Peoples' Day

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Indigenous Peoples' Day (Native's Day) is a holiday that celebrates and honors the Indigenous peoples of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.wikipedia
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Public holidays in the United States

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It is celebrated across the United States on the second Monday in October, and is an official city and state holiday in various localities.
October 8–14 (floating Monday) – Indigenous People's Day

Timeline of support for Indigenous Peoples' Day

Timeline of support for Indigenous Peoples' Day
This page is a timeline for when various municipalities, universities, and states in the United States have officially recognized Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Native American Day

It is similar to Native American Day, observed in September in California and Tennessee.
South Dakota and Vermont, which celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day, are the only states to practice non-observance of the federal holiday of Columbus Day.

Durham, New Hampshire

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Durham, New Hampshire
In 2017, Durham became the first community in New Hampshire to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day.

Christopher Columbus

It began as a counter-celebration held on the same day as the U.S. federal holiday of Columbus Day, which honors European explorer Christopher Columbus.
There are efforts in the US to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day.


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On October 6, 2014, Seattle officially replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day, honoring Seattle's Native American community and acknowledging the controversies surrounding the legacy of Christopher Columbus.

Columbus Day

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It began as a counter-celebration held on the same day as the U.S. federal holiday of Columbus Day, which honors European explorer Christopher Columbus.
The celebration of Columbus Day in the United States began to decline at the end of the 20th century, although many Italian-Americans, and others, continue to champion it. The states of Florida, Hawaii, Alaska, Vermont, and South Dakota, do not recognize it and have each replaced it with celebrations of Indigenous People's Day (in Hawaii, Discoverers' Day, in South Dakota, Native American Day ).

National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Aboriginal Day
National Indigenous Peoples Day (Canada)
Indigenous People's Day (United States)

Occupy Oakland

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The occupation of Frank Ogawa Plaza officially began at 4 p.m. on October 10, 2011, with a rally attended by hundreds of supporters that was also held in tandem with a rally for Indigenous People's Day.

Occupy movement in the United States

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On October 10, 2011, a march was held to celebrate Indigenous People's Day.

Culture of Suriname

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Indigenous People's Day

Occupy Austin

On October 10, 2011, a march was held to celebrate Indigenous People's Day.


Indigenous Peoples' Day (Parts of the United States)

John Curl

He is longtime chairman of West Berkeley Artisans and Industrial Companies (WEBAIC), promoting art and industrial zoning, has served as a Berkeley planning commissioner, and is a founding member of the Indigenous Peoples' Day Committee, which organizes the annual Berkeley Pow Wow.

Timeline of Occupy Oakland

October 10, 2011 – Occupy Oakland began at 4 p.m. with a rally attended by hundreds of supporters, held in tandem with Indigenous People's Day, both as a statement of solidarity and an expression that this action firmly situated itself against colonialism and nation states. A couple dozen protesters set up tents that evening.

List of multinational festivals and holidays

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Indigenous People's Day: the second Monday in October

Thanksgiving (Canada)

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Canadian Thanksgiving coincides with the observance in the United States of Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day and has done so since the US implemented the Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1971 (most countries in the Western Hemisphere fix Columbus Day to October 12).

Aztlan Underground

Aztlan Underground remains active in the community, lending their voice to annual events such as The Farce of July, and the recent movement to recognize Indigenous People's Day in Los Angeles and beyond.

Chief Wahoo

News outlets noted the irony of the logo's final appearance being on Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.


9 August – Indigenous People's Day

WikiConference North America

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Mike Connolly Miskwish of the Campo Indian Reservation, who also serves as an adjunct faculty member of Native American studies at San Diego State University, facilitated an edit-a-thon in conjunction with Indigenous Peoples' Day to improve Wikipedia articles about indigenous peoples.

Holiday Special (South Park)

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At school, he announces that the school's Calendar Committee has reinstated the day off, which has been re-designated Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Lists of holidays

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Indigenous Peoples' Day (Second Monday in October in the U.S.) Celebrates the Indigenous peoples of the Americas

Indigenous feminism

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Working to change the name of "Christopher Columbus Day" to "Indigenous People's Day" is an example of changing the narrative of Indigeneity in the United States.