Indigenous Peoples Day Massachusetts

News & Updates
Indigenous Peoples Day 2018 Recap

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrations of Indigenous Peoples Day in 2018! Boston In Boston, over 150… Read More

Globe Article: Why Indigenous Peoples Day should replace Columbus Day

The Boston Globe published a piece on Indigenous Peoples Day featuring writing by Mahtowin Munro, co-leader of the United American… Read More

10/6/18: Boston Marches for Indigenous Peoples Day!

Boston Marches for Indigenous Peoples Day! Boston - and the rest of Massachusetts, too - needs to celebrate Indigenous Peoples… Read More

Featured Campaigns
Indigenous Peoples Day MA
Boston

Join our campaign to get Boston - and the rest of Massachusetts - to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and abolish Columbus Day.
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Newton

Join us as we work with Newton City Council to declare Indigenous Peoples Day.
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Wellesley

We're calling on Wellesley to stop celebrating Columbus and start honoring Indigenous Peoples Day.
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Why celebrate Indigenous Peoples 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.