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Amherst first Massachusetts community to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day; Cambridge to discuss idea next week

 


AMHERST – The town of Amherst is the first community in the state to adopt an Indigenous Peoples Day resolution, though it does not change the federal or state designations for Columbus Day.

Town Meeting agreed to support the resolution initiated by Matthew Venditti's eighth grade Amherst Regional Middle School students on Wednesday night.

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/05/amherst_first_community_in_sta.html

 

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