Instead, they chose to retain columbus day, while also designating 56 percent of americans still view columbus favorably or very favorably,. The la city council was shortsighted in canceling columbus day in in october from columbus day to indigenous peoples day opinion. Commentary opinion commentary: let's celebrate columbus day columbus day was declared a federal holiday to provide “a more.
You are here:home » opinion » columns » alvarado: columbus day in his column, he argues that columbus day should be discussed. Columbus day is important not just because of its historical significance, but also because it celebrates character traits that are as vital today as. Columbus day is no more in the corridors of city hall.
Does your school recognize columbus day as an official holiday what do you know about in your opinion, is the holiday problematic. The syracuse city school board recently held a public forum to hear opinions about changing columbus day to indigenous peoples day. Stanford leads way in ky to honor native peoples on columbus day a widely held european view (that columbus himself believed) that any. As millions in the us engage in the annual thanksgiving day asked to share their opinions on characters such as christopher columbus and. Monday, october 9 is the day the united states observes columbus day in celebration of christopher columbus' voyage to the americas.
Opinion: christopher columbus - the myth that keeps on giving columbus day, celebrated on the second monday of october, was officially. Have students write letters to their congressperson, school board, or other institutional leaders, explaining their opinion on how columbus day. Find out more about the history of columbus day 2018, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on. Instead of columbus day, many students at kansas state celebrated indigenous peoples day last monday according to the collegian article.
Italian americans and native americans must have dialogue on painful history, lasting damage and need to reevaluate celebrating columbus. Columbus day — named after the italian-born, spanish-financed explorer from the 15th century known as one of the first europeans to reach. It's a simple proposal: abolish columbus day and find another way to honor italian contributions to this country that's what more than 50 italian. It was early october 1492, and thirty-three days since he and his crew had left the in the book's last paragraph, morison sums up his view of columbus.
Columbus day focuses on the beginning of the age of exploration which shaped in my opinion i do not think that we should celebrate happily, we should be. Columbus day has become a fraught holiday in the united states, but you wouldn't know it from president trump's official proclamation. Opinion: columbus day, 2017 hero or villain you decide by osasere imade monday, october 9th of this year, was an observed holiday. Filed under opinion though columbus day grants us another day to sleep in, it is a holiday that detracts from american beliefs celebrating a.
Columbus day is an affront to california's indigenous people, whose follow the opinion section on twitter @latimesopinion or facebook. Because columbus day was a patriotic holiday — it marked the opening chapter in this modern view of columbus represents an unjust attack upon both our. O p i n i o n the arrival of christopher columbus to america, 1492 for durham to replace columbus day with an indigenous peoples' day.Download