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The problem with Biden’s Indigenous Peoples Day Proclamation

Monday, October 11 will be observed along with Columbus Day

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President Biden and tribal leaders on Oct. 8, restoring protections for two national monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, in Utah. (Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez @NNNPrezNez)

President Joe Biden is being recognized as the first sitting president to commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day in the decades-long movement to have it replace Columbus Day. But it’s a half-measured gesture in the realm of…

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Jenni Monet

Jenni Monet

Journalist and media critic reporting on Indigenous Affairs | Founder of the weekly newsletter @Indigenous_ly | K’awaika (Laguna Pueblo) jennimonet.com