Change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day

Change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day

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Piscataway Conoy Tribe started this petition to Governor Larry Hogan and

We, the Piscataway Conoy Tribe are asking all DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia) residents to support our petition to request our DMV politicians to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day.  As our tribal lands extend into each of these jurisdictions, we hope you will support us in having this holiday changed.  Christopher Columbus did not discover us as there were thousands of Native American Tribes existing throughout North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean prior to his arrival.  Furthermore, Christopher Columbus enslaved, mutilated, raped and murdered thousands of Native Americans. This SHOULD NOT be celebrated!! Please join us in petitioning our politicians to change the name in our jurisdictions.  Much of the country has already started to right this wrong by changing the name, we therefore ask that you sign and support and then share with all your friends, neighbors and family.

Thank you. Piscataway Conoy Tribal Community

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