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Why is Indigenous People's Day important?

Indigenous Peoples' Day is meant to celebrate the contributions of indigenous peoples to society and honor their place as the first inhabitants of what is now the U.S. and the wrongs they suffered, according to various proclamations. The Wall Street JournalIndigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day: What to Know

Is Indigenous Peoples Day the same as Columbus Day?

Indigenous Peoples' Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. ... It began as a counter-celebration held on the same day as the U.S. federal holiday of Columbus Day, which honors Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. wikipedia.orgIndigenous Peoples' Day - Wikipedia

When did Columbus Day become a federal holiday?

Columbus Day, held on the second Monday in October, is meant to celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, which occurred on Oct. 12, 1492. It became a federal holiday starting in 1971. FortuneHere’s what’s open (and closed) on Columbus Day 2021

Anthony Fauci said infections in the U.S. remain too high for a return to normal. “We have to just be careful that we don’t prematurely declare victory,” President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser said.

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