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Indigenous Peoples' Day will replace Columbus Day on Evanston's calendar

 


Evanston is joining a number of other cities, teaming with the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day on the city's celebration calendar later this year.

The city and museum, which is based in Evanston at 3001 Central St., announced Wednesday in a press release hey are joining other cities, universities and cultural institutions to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day, to be celebrated Monday, Oct. 10.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/evanston/news/ct-evr-evanston-joins-columbus-day-switch-tl-0505-20160427-story.html

 

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