Why Indigenous Peoples’ Day is replacing Columbus Day in many places

Columbus Day celebrations in the United States – meant to honor the legacy of the man credited with “discovering” the New World – are almost as old as the nation itself. The earliest known Columbus Day celebration took place on Oct. 12, 1792, on the 300th anniversary of his landing. But since the 1990s, a … Continue reading Why Indigenous Peoples’ Day is replacing Columbus Day in many places