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Harlem celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day Monday

 

October 11, 2019



Harlem City Council recently passed a resolution to change the federal holiday Columbus Day, Oct. 14, to Indigenous Peoples’ Day, joining other cities in Montana, such as Bozeman, Missoula and Helena, and some U.S. states in recognizing this change in focus for this federal holiday.

“I felt it was an appropriate, long overdue, change that needed to be made,” Harlem City Council member Eva English, who proposed the resolution, said. “It is an effort to acknowledge who has had more of an impact, historically, currently and into the future, on the Harlem community. Not to change the p...



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