Re: Indigenous People's Opposition to Celebration and Glorification of Colonial Pirate Christopher Columbus


Subject:
Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Holidays and Observances Individually , Labor , Native Americans , Civil Rights , Columbus Day , Slavery & Forced Labor

Description:
This site contains a 2000 press release from the American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council opposing the celebration of Columbus Day on the claimed basis that "Columbus was the beginning of the American holocaust, ethnic cleansing characterized by murder, torture, raping, pillaging, robbery, slavery, kidnapping, and forced removals of Indian people from their homelands."

Publisher:
American Indian Movement

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.aimovement.org/moipr/columbus-oct00.html


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