Today, the federal government is celebrating Columbus Day. Others are celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day. On which side of history is your city? your state?
Let’s take this opportunity to reflect on what this day means for Native Americans.
Also check out some of these concrete tips for how to be an ally for indigenous peoples.
If your state isn’t on the list of those who’ve made the switch, contact your representatives to get that done. Hint: they are Minnesota, Vermont, Alaska and South Dakota. Note: NOT California.
Hannah-Beth Jackson: http://sd19.senate.ca.gov/send-e-mail
Not your people?: findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov.