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There Can Be No Indigenous People’s Day – The North American Continent Doesn’t Have Any

A Democrat lawmaker has proposed legislation to follow Durham, New Hampshire’s lead and change Columbus Day to ‘Indigenous People’s’ Day. I’ve already offered my thoughts on the matter at great length so I won’t repeat those here. Instead, I will point out the most obvious foil. There are … Continue reading

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Durham Delays Decision to Bail on “Columbus Day”

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Town councilors in New Hampshire are holding off on a new resolution to create a new town holiday honoring European explorers and Native Americans on the same day as Columbus Day. Durham’s town council was considering … Continue reading

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Durham Considers Changing the Name of Columbus Day

During the Public Comments section of the Town Council meeting on February 6, 2017, Durham resident Neil Ferris spoke about a movement underway to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. He said the New Hampshire State Legislature should join … Continue reading

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