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Humboldt Students Win Fight to Change 'Thanksgiving Break' to 'Fall Break'


Students at Humboldt State University, in Arcata, California have won a small victory for Native Americans. The university will no longer call days off in November “Thanksgiving Break,” it will from now on be known as “Fall Break,” reports the university’s newspaper, The Lumberjack.

Michael Ramirez, Konknow Maidu/Wintu/Hupa/Yurok, along with the Unified Students of Humboldt asked university President Lisa Rossbacher to remove “Thanksgiving Break” last year.



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