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Tag: Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Long Beach Native American community rallies ‘Respect our past and our future’ during Indigenous People’s Day
At the JetBlue Long Beach Marathon Sunday, members of the Native community raised awareness about the administration’s discussions of adding a temporary parking lot at Puvungna.
As the days leading up to the second Monday in October dwindled, California cities raced to replace the 80-year-old Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Four cities (including Long Beach) adopted the new holiday in just a span of two weeks, with Los Angeles spearheading the recent movement in late[Read More…]
Students and faculty crowded the University Art Museum plaza Monday for Cal State Long Beach’s first Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration. The event took place following Long Beach’s city council meeting in which the city voted to honor the existence of American Indians in society. The celebration included music performances, presentations[Read More…]
The decision to adopt Indigenous Peoples’ day in lieu of Columbus day was met with cheer and applause from the crowd at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday night. The newly dubbed holiday will be celebrated Oct. 9 of this year, but won’t be officially observed until 2018 in[Read More…]