Topic: Bartolome De Las Casas

Origin of Word Indian Pertaining to American Indians

Do you know the true origin and meaning of the word “Indian” as it pertains to American Indians? Many people have argued that American Indian is not the correct term for our people who are the original inhabitants of the Americas. Many assume that the word Indian comes from Columbus being lost at sea and […]

Reconsider Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day

Reconsider Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day! Columbus Day marks not a day of discovery, but the beginning of hundreds of years of horrific genocide, not just for indigenous communities but also for other communities of color with whom native history is profoundly entwined. “Columbus Day” was made a federal holiday in 1934, when Native […]
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