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COMMENTARY

How land acknowledgments meant to honor indigenous people do the opposite instead | Opinion

BY: - October 11, 2021

The historical and anthropological facts demonstrate that many contemporary land acknowledgments unintentionally communicate false ideas about the history of dispossession and the current realities of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Pgh residents share polarized views on future of city’s Columbus Day Parade

BY: - October 3, 2021

The annual celebration is scheduled for Oct. 9 in the Bloomfield neighborhood.

A federal investigation seeks to uncover the painful history of Native American boarding schools in Pa., nationwide

BY: - July 9, 2021

Some advocates want Congress to take the next step and create a formal truth commission. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in the coming weeks plans to reintroduce legislation forming one.

COMMENTARY

Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day | Analysis

BY: - October 14, 2019

By Malinda Maynor Lowery Increasingly, Columbus Day is giving people pause. More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an alternative to – or in addition to – the day intended to honor Columbus’ voyages. Critics of the change see it as just another example of […]