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Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Celebrating 1,000 cultures within the United States

Special to the Capital-Star, Pennsylvania Capital-StarOctober 9, 2023 By Rebecca Tallent Monday, Oct. 9 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, replacing Columbus Day in many places. But what is it and why should anyone care? Indigenous Peoples’ Day began as a movement in 1992 to honor the more than 1,000 Indigenous cultures within the United States. It is …