Seattle School Board votes to observe ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ on Columbus holiday

Oct 06, 2014 1050

The Seattle School Board unanimously voted Wednesday to have public schools observe "Indigenous Peoples' Day" on the second Monday of October — the same day as the Columbus Day federal holiday.

The resolution, in part, said the board "recognizes the fact that Seattle is built upon the homelands and villages of the Indigenous Peoples of this region, without whom the building of the City would not have been possible."

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