Published On: Mon, Oct 11th, 2021
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Americans grapple with legacy of Columbus and newly proclaimed Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Columbus Day Parade Pittsburgh

Monday’s U.S. holiday dedicated to Christopher Columbus is highlighting the ongoing divide between those who view the explorer as a representative of Italian Americans’ history and those horrified by an annual tribute that ignores the Indigenous people whose lives and culture were forever changed by colonialism.

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