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Activists speak out against Columbus Day

Woman shown speaking at resistence celebration

Blaise Scemama

October 13, 2016

On Tuesday, the day after Columbus Day, a group of activists from different parts of Central America and Canada came to CSUN to speak about how they believe indigenous people’s rights are being violated.Columbus Day is considered by many indigenous people to be one of the most controversial observanc...

Columbus Day From a Different Perspective

Photo shows native american woman wearing headress at St. Peters

Joanna Bautista

October 10, 2016

Columbus Day is not what people think it is. There is a lot of history people are not aware of behind the day, according to professors at CSUN. “Well I think, for indigenous people in the Americas, what Columbus day represents in a really deep way is a kind of celebration of colonialism,” Brian Burkhart,...

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