Indigenous Peoples' Day is a holiday celebrated in various localities in the
United States, begun as a counter-celebration to Columbus Day. ... At least four
states do not celebrate Columbus Day...
Columbus Day, which is on the second Monday of October, remembers ... In
Hawaii Columbus Day is celebrated as Discoverers' Day, but it is not a state
holiday. ... states the facts and issues associated with this observance but does
not disclose its opinion .... The Geminids meteor shower can be seen from
Jun 23, 2011 ... Seventeen states do not recognize the federal holiday, however, ... cities
celebrate Indigenous People's Day rather than Columbus Day.
Some States Are Ditching Columbus Day To Celebrate Indigenous . ... John Keith
Wilkinson For those not crippled by political correctness, happy Columbus day. ·
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By Brett Snider, Esq. on October 14, 2013 11:17 AM. Columbus Day has a rich
history as a holiday -- even though many of us do not enjoy a day off work. ...
Colorado was the first state to officially observe a Columbus Day holiday in 1906.
... Although Columbus day is a federal holiday, each state can still choose
whether to ...
This list does not include election-related days or federal holidays, even when
given a different or additional name. For instance, while many states designate
Washington's Birthday as Presidents' Day or ... Columbus Day (second Mon. in
Oct.), Veterans Day (Nov. ... Town Meeting Day: Vt. March 17, Evacuation Day:
Columbus Day is celebrated in the United States to commemorate the arrival of ...
Moreover, people claim that Columbus did not discover the Americas because ...
Christopher Columbus does not deserve a holiday because he enslaved .... "
Seventeen states have dropped Columbus Day as a state paid holiday" (Murg).
Oct 11, 2015 ... More states officially acknowledging federal holiday Columbus Day overlooks ...
and celebrate the history and contributions of indigenous cultures. .... made some
political sense in the 20th century. not so much now. ... After all, why does this
group think they are Americans when all ..... 11 Oct 2015 17:47.
Oct 15, 2013 ... Columbus Day first became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1906, and ...
Iowa and Nevada do not celebrate Columbus Day as an official ...