Indigenous Peoples’ Day to Be Celebrated Alongside Columbus Day

SALEM, Oregon – Tobin Waller, of Salem, Oregon, a member of the Ojibwe tribe, dances to drummers pounding a beat as Oregon celebrated its first-ever Indigenous Peoples Day, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Salem, Ore. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

On Monday, many people across the United States will celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day alongside Columbus Day.

As reported by Fox News, President Joe Biden signed a proclamation on Friday instituting the first-ever “Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” which will be observed alongside Columbus Day.

“On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, our Nation celebrates the invaluable contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples, recognizes their inherent sovereignty, and commits to honoring the Federal Government’s trust and treaty obligations to Tribal Nations,” Biden wrote in the proclamation.

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Milton Quintanilla