Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day in Philly

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Leah Shepperd
Jan 23, 2021
Columbus was a murderer. Why do we even celebrate him? It’s appalling.

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Sam Sitrin
Jun 30, 2020
I'm living on stolen land.

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Patrick Dunn
Jun 25, 2020
Stop celebrating genocide and slavery

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Val Sowell
Jun 23, 2020
we need to lift up the indigenous peoples of this continent and "un-glorify" the conquerers

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Kelley Satterfield
Jun 21, 2020
I would like to see all symbols related to white supremacy removed. If needed for educational purposes, put some in a museum (pictures if needed) and provide context for learning about why they were removed during our history as a city.

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Jessica Levy
Jun 18, 2020
A small step toward the much wider reparations needed for Native American communities that are still being impacted by the effects of European colonialism.

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Ryan Gaughan
Jun 18, 2020
It needs to obviously be changed

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Emily Simpson
Jun 17, 2020
As an educator, this is a no-brainer.

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Caitlin O'Brien
Jun 17, 2020
Let's honor indigenous people. Changing this holiday can be a small start to educating ourselves and our children about the true history of the United States.

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Kyle Verhoeven
Jun 16, 2020
Its right