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DC Council votes to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day


October 11, 2019

An attendee seen at the inaugural Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration at Los Angeles Grand Park on October 8, 2018.

(CNN) - This Columbus Day, Washington, DC, will be celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day for the first time.

The DC Council voted Tuesday to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day, but the change will only last a year.


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