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Malinda Maynor Lowery

Malinda Maynor Lowery

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Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By: - October 12, 2020

Editor’s note: Nevada lawmakers codified Indigenous People‚Äôs Day in April 2017. The original bill– pitched by then-state Sen. Tick Segerblom — sought to eradicate Columbus Day on the second Monday in October and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day. That bill was amended and instead made the day honoring native peoples August 9, the same […]