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LA City Council replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on city calendar - Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to eliminate Columbus Day from the city calendar, siding with activists who view the explorer as a symbol of genocide for native peoples in North America and elsewhere. Over the objections of Italian ...and more »

Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Los Angeles - Fox News

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to give Columbus Day a very different name: Indigenous Peoples' Day. The council voted to replace Christopher Columbus' name on the holiday with a celebration of indigenous people, Fox 11 Los Angeles ...and more »

In Los Angeles, Columbus Day is toppled like a Confederate statue - Washington Post

Los Angeles has become the largest city nationwide to remove Columbus Day as an official city holiday, replacing it with a day to commemorate indigenous people. The nearly unanimous decision Wednesday by the city council added Los Angeles to a ...and more »

Los Angeles Will Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day - Vibe

Columbus Day will no longer be a thing in Los Angeles. The L.A. City Council voted on Wednesday (Aug. 30) to nix the national holiday from its city calendar. The date will be renamed Indigenous Peoples Day, the Los Angeles Times reports. The ...and more »

Los Angeles Replaces Columbus Day With Holiday Celebrating Indigenous People - HuffPost

The city of Los Angeles will no longer mark Columbus Day on the second Monday of October. Following a near-unanimous vote by the City Council on Wednesday, Angelenos will instead celebrate Indigenous People's Day on Oct. 9. The council voted 14-1 to ...and more »

Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Peoples Day - TIME

Los Angeles just became the latest city to adopt Indigenous Peoples Day in favor of Columbus Day. The holiday has been gaining support across the country as Seattle, Minneapolis and Berkeley, Calif. have already made the alternative to Columbus Day ...and more »

LA City Council Changes Columbus Day to 'Indigenous Peoples Day' - Washington Free Beacon

The Los Angeles City Council voted on Wednesday to change the name of the holiday Columbus Day to "Indigenous Peoples Day." The new locally observed holiday will celebrate "indigenous, aboriginal, and native people." The change was approved by the ...and more »

LA tosses out Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day - LA Daily News

Following an emotional and heated debate, the Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 Wednesday to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Councilman Mike Bonin, who pointed to his family's Italian origins, called the move a “very small step in ...and more »

Los Angeles is Largest US City to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples' Day - ColorLines magazine

Hundreds of Native activists and their allies packed Los Angeles City Hall yesterday (August 30) to watch and celebrate the city council's 14-1 vote to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. The Los Angeles Times reported that city ...and more »

Los Angeles City Council Votes to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples Day as a City Holiday - The Root

On Wednesday the Los Angeles City Council voted to eliminate the Columbus Day holiday from the city calendar in a move that sides with activists who believe the Italian pirate explorer is a symbol of genocide for Native indigenous people. The Los ...and more »