Indigenous People’s Day
A Minnesota Capitol mall statue honoring explorer Christopher Columbus is the target of new legislation that seeks to recast his role. A bill introduced Wednesday by more than a dozen lawmakers would order an architecture board to change the engraving on the 86-year-old statue’s pedestal.
Indigenous People’s Day was a busy one for Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to some highlights from the show on THE PODCAST PAGE.
It’s been debated for years, but now the city of Minneapolis is looking at legally renaming Columbus Day. It’s been a federal holiday since 1937, though not all states observe it.