1492 Reconsidered? – Weekly Round-Up – October 14, 2016

History weighed heavy on Monday as some people celebrated Indigenous Peoples while others kept the traditional focus on Christopher Columbus. This week we offer up a few interpretations on recognizing the events of 1492.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement for Columbus Day:

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/10/07/497046525/indigenous-peoples-day-gains-momentum-as-a-replacement-for-columbus-day

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Native Americans Push to End Columbus Day – Not So Fast, Italians Say:

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/native-americans-push-to-end-columbus-day-not-so-fast/article_d50b7d8f-6a43-5a72-83da-21d770735722.html

 

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