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This year, the recast holiday known as Indigenous Peoples Day will take place in at least nine cities across the United States, including in Albuquerque, N.M., Anadarko, Okla., Portland, Ore., St. Paul, Minn., and Olympia, Wash., according to the Associated Press.
Last year, the Seattle City Council unanimously voted to change the federal Columbus Day holiday to Indigenous Peoples Day, making it the second major U.S. city after Minneapolis to adopt the change, according to Reuters.
The proposal put forward to recognize Indigenous People's Day on Oct 12 would not replace Christopher Columbus Day. pic.twitter.com/48T07334QA— Mayor Ivy R Taylor (@IvyRTaylor) October 11, 2015
Cities of Anderson, Redding, and Shasta Lake name October 17th, 2015 "Shasta County Indigenous People’s History Day". pic.twitter.com/h1a4VfO7QT— Shasta Historical (@ShastaHistory) October 7, 2015
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