News & Updates
Indigenous Peoples Day Cambridge Celebration – With Frank Waln!
Join us to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in Cambridge! Organized by United American Indians of New England, North American Indian… Read More
Somerville Declares Indigenous Peoples Day
On September 13th, 2018, Mayor Joe Curtatone announced that Somerville will celebrate Indigenous People's Day instead of Columbus Day. Thank you to… Read More
Boston Declares Indigenous Peoples Day, Doesn’t Abolish Columbus Day
SURPRISING (AND BIG) NEWS ABOUT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY IN BOSTON: Unknown to nearly anyone, the Boston City Council voted affirmatively… Read More
Why celebrate Indigenous People's Day?
Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes and celebrates the heritage of Native Americans and the history of their Tribes within the United States of America. By changing the holiday from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day, the holiday recognizes the historic and ongoing painful impacts that Columbus's and other European colonists' arrival in the Americas had on Indigenous peoples.