Indigenous Peoples Day: Is It Offensive To Celebrate Columbus Day?

Is It Offensive To Celebrate Columbus Day

In 1977 Indigenous Peoples Day Became A Commemorationturnedholiday

It Has Grown As A Day To Honor Native American People

In 1990 The United Nations Began To Discuss Replacing Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples Day

The Current Peoples Heritage Is Honored On Indigenous Peoples Day As Well As The Resilience Of Past Cultures

Some Groups Argue That Columbus Day Is Still A Federal Holiday

The Holiday Is Believed To Have Contributed To The Genocide Of Native People And Paved The Way For Slavery

To Celebrate Columbus Is Disrespectful To Native Americans