— Utah Diné Bikéyah (@UtahDineBikeyah) October 1, 2019
Today, I declared October 14th as Indigenous Peoples' Day. Wisconsin is home to 11 recognized nations and tribal communities, and this day will serve as a reminder to all of us to celebrate the historic, cultural, and contemporary significance of Wisconsin's Native Nations. pic.twitter.com/8QwxaF9ZM1
— Governor Tony Evers (@GovEvers) October 8, 2019
79 percent of college students support getting rid of Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples' Day https://t.co/NNBW7SMFk6
— Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 7, 2019
Hundreds of people gathered in Grand Park Sunday to celebrate Native American culture and history as Los Angeles held its second Indigenous Peoples Day celebration. https://t.co/zpXXk7UrNX
— KTLA (@KTLA) October 14, 2019
In 1977 participants at the United Nations International Conference on Discrimination against Indigenous Populations in the Americas proposed that Indigenous Peoples’ Day replace Columbus Day. https://t.co/Pok2fA4wN4
— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) October 12, 2019
Columbus Day will be called Indigenous Peoples' Day this year in D.C. https://t.co/AspBnjzjjp
— DCist (@DCist) October 12, 2019
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) October 14, 2019
This interactive map, produced by University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt, offers a time-lapse of the transfer of Indian land between 1776 – 1887. As blue “Indian homelands” disappear, red areas appear, indicating the establishment of reservations. https://t.co/aGeefTXcm0
— Diné Millennials Today (@DineMillennials) October 14, 2019
Wyoming Tribes To Bring High Speed Internet To Their Reservation – Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes have started their own telecommunications business to bring broadband connectivity to their reservation
In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day.
USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several decades. Rethinking Columbus, the seminal educational report, was published in 1991.
We also celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples.
There are other holidays and commemorations of the world’s Indigenous Peoples including August 9, the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People / Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas / Journée internationale des peuples autochtonesa.
Planeta.com embeds and spotlights Indigenous culture and tourism throughout our website. We acknowledge traditional owners, and amplify Indigenous voices around the world. We take travel and tourism seriously as means of experiential education and have led workshops with the Convention on Biological Diversity, Australia Aboriginal Tourism Association, Native Innovation, and Oaxaca tourism. We celebrate 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages and are updating links to linguistic resources.