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Indigenous Peoples' Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day

Two Native Americans examining clothing at Pow Wow

The League of Women Voters celebrates Native Americans on Indigenous Peoples' Day on the second Monday of October.

See the interesting information in the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian:  website

The museum explains why celebrating Indigenous People's Day is a better choice than venerating Columbus:  website

The museum has a "Giving Thanks" series with true information for teaching about the first Thanksgiving  website

Also, there is a wealth of information from the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and National Archives about our Native American heritage  website

  Finally, see the Colorado information with resources for educators
Monday, October 9, 2023
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