Boston replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day – The Post Millennial

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Boston replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day – The Post Millennial

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2021137 Views

Oct 6, 2021

On Wednesday afternoon, acting Boston Mayor Kim Jayne signed an executing order to to recognize the day formerly known as Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day.

Janey said the order, which begins with this upcoming Monday, “is a small step in a long journey around justice in our city,” according to Boston.com.

Boston has now joined over two dozen neighboring Massachusetts communities, as well as neighboring states of Vermont and Maine, in the celebration.

The executive order reportedly came with no warning, according to Boston.com. No public hearing was held regarding the change beforehand, and the order was announced as part of a scheduled speech on Tuesday night.

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