Indigenous People’s Day

Happy Indigenous People's Day! I'm so glad to report that my city recently voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day. This movement has been gaining momentum over the years and I think that with the help of social media, it will only continue to do so.   Recognizing Native American tribes for what... Continue Reading →

Something Close to Home

I had another post planned for today, but there’s something a bit more important that I’d like to talk about, something that’s been hitting very close to home lately.   You may or may not be aware of what’s been going on in North Dakota. An energy company called Energy Transfer Partners has planned and... Continue Reading →

Columbus Day: Let’s Not

The only thing cooler than Columbus Day is Indigenous People’s Day. That’s because celebrating a white man who whose so-called legacy which brought genocide, disease and despair to the indigenous peoples of both North and South America just doesn’t seem right, does it? What exactly are we celebrating on Columbus Day? The fact that millions... Continue Reading →

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