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Indigenous Peoples' Day: The Case to Rename Columbus Day

Released Monday, 12th October 2020
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Since 1937, the second Monday in October has been a federal holiday known as Columbus Day, named after the explorer Christopher Columbus. Shannon Speed, director of UCLA's American Indian Studies Center joins CBS News national correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss why Columbus Day is harmful to Native Americans and the push to rename in honor of the indigenous people who lived on this land before Europeans arrived.

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11m 56s
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