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  • ...Spanish colonization per se, or any European colonization of the past five hundred years, that should not be celebrated, just as Columbus should not be celebrated, or King Leopold or Andrew Jackson. However, Serra was known to be the architect of the colonizing project...
    Romi Elnagar Oct 4, 2015
  • ...Discoverers’ Day” with the name Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This was the same procedure done in Hawaiʻi in 1988, when “Columbus Day” was renamed “Discoverers’ Day.” The use of names carries important meaning and symbolizes the values we place on our...
    ghwelker3@... Mar 11, 2014
  • ...of the indigenous voyagers who founded and settled the myriad islands of the Pacific Ocean more than one thousand years before Columbus was born; and (3) Countless indigenous peoples who perished as a result of confrontations between indigenous peoples and Europeans...
    ghwelker3@... Feb 6, 2014
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  • ...the conquest of America are all part of the same historical moment, in the same place and with the same characters: Christopher Columbus’ first expedition to the Americas was financed by the Catholic monarchs of Spain, who approved the decision at the Santa Fe camp...
    ghwelker3@... Dec 14, 2013
  • ...celebratory holiday in my family. Whenever my family did cook we always gave thanks that all the Native Americans weren't wiped out when Columbus "discovered" America. I never understood why my family was so against Thanksgiving. In school we drew turkeys with our hands and...
    ghwelker3@... Nov 29, 2013
  • ...themselves to be in full possession of the place was exactly the point that Mr. Nordwall was trying to make. “What right had Columbus to discover America when it was already inhabited for thousands of years? The same right that I have to come now to Italy and claim...
    ghwelker3@... Nov 7, 2013
  • http://theoatmeal.com/comics/columbus_day
    ghwelker3@... Nov 4, 2013
  • ...10153425543350425 by Nu Heightz Cinema #AbolishColumbusDay THE TRUTH ABOUT CHRISTOFER COLON (Christopher Columbus) by Gray Wolf Many people are very much against Columbus having his own holiday. They feel...unconcerned with the age of their victims. (It's no wonder the 'elite' gave him a holiday..) When Columbus first came ashore and was greeted by the Arawak native Americans with smiles, gifts and food...
    ghwelker3@... Oct 16, 2013
  • ...getting longer for these people too often forgotten. Help provide where others fail. Donate now and spread the word – on this Columbus Day, let's remember the first Americans. Food Delivery is scheduled for: Saturday, October 26 If you would like to sponsor food...
    ghwelker3@... Oct 15, 2013
  • ...most costly in human lives. It is further stated that no Indian Government nor its people find reason to celebrate and pay for Columbus Day. Seventeen states do not recognize Columbus Day. The state of South Dakota has changed Columbus day to Native American Day...
    ghwelker3@... Sep 13, 2013