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Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 12, 2020

On Sept. 9, the Princeton Town Council passed Resolution 19-278, declaring that the second Monday in October would be henceforth known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the Princeton municipality. Here are two ways of observing this special date: Sign up…

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Princeton is the 2nd N.J. locality, first in Philly region to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 14, 2019

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation (Courtesy of Cultural Heritage Partners) WHYY reports that “contrary to some press accounts, local officials say Princeton is not replacing Columbus Day.  Unlike other cities in the region, like Philadelphia, Princeton did not have a parade…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Renee Gokey (Eastern Shawnee/Sac and Fox/Miami) and Dennis W. Zotigh (Kiowa/San Juan Pueblo/Santee Dakota Indian) summarize the history of Columbus Day and the growing movement to replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Their article lists the states and cities that…

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