#IndigenousPeoplesDay Shuts Down Columbus Day

The ongoing conversation of #IndigenousPeoplesDay is beginning to spread like wildfire, helping put end to the distorted narrative of “Columbus Day.”

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Since 2015 36 jurisdictions have started celebrating #IndigenousPeoplesDay. In an interview with CNN, Dr. Leo Killsback, a citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Nation and assistant professor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University, states that “Indigenous Peoples Day is a shift in consciousness.”

This ongoing movement, as it pertains to Twitter especially, could be the start of a change in a narrative that has been distorted and flooded throughout the American education system. See some of today’s most powerful tweets in support of the movement:

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