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L.A. City Council replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous People Herding Day on city calendar

By Blurtman following x   2017 Aug 31, 3:50pm 344 views   7 comments   watch   quote     share  

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to eliminate Columbus Day from the city calendar, siding with activists who view the explorer as a symbol of genocide for native peoples in North America and elsewhere.

Over the objections of Italian American civic groups, the council made the second Monday in October a day in L.A. to commemorate “indigenous, aboriginal and native people.” It replaces a holiday that served as a touchstone for Italian Americans, marking the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Caribbean.

Italian Americans voiced anguish over the proposal, telling council members it would erase a portion of their heritage. Some said they supported the creation of Indigenous Peoples Day as long as it is held on a different date.

“On behalf of the Italian community, we want to celebrate with you,” said Ann Potenza, president of Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California, speaking in a room packed with Native American activists. “We just don’t want it to be at the expense of Columbus Day.”

That idea was unacceptable to Chrissie Castro, vice chairwoman of the Los Angeles City-County Native American Indian Commission. She argued that city lawmakers needed to “dismantle a state-sponsored celebration of genocide of indigenous peoples.”

“To make us celebrate on any other day would be a further injustice,” Castro said.

The day will remain a paid holiday for city employees, regardless of the name.

1 Entitlemented   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 31, 5:16pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

Sadly, archeologist have found remains tools and have carbon data evidence that Ice Age Crow Magnon sailors from the European continent are the first people.
2 Entitlemented   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 31, 5:17pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

But that does not sell stories and get people rioting.........
3 Ceffer   ignore (1)   2017 Aug 31, 6:05pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

Maybe they should call it "Indigenous Genocide on other Indigenous People's Day", since before Whitey, their primary recreation was slaughtering each other.
4 TwoScoopsMcGee   ignore (1)   2017 Aug 31, 6:33pm   ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

"We Indigenous People never knew bloodshed or colonialism until EVIL WHITEY showed up."

5 Patrick   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 31, 7:40pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

Entitlemented says
Sadly, archeologist have found remains tools and have carbon data evidence that Ice Age Crow Magnon sailors from the European continent are the first people.

Eighty years ago, stone tools long believed to have been left by the first New World inhabitants were discovered in New Mexico and named Clovis. These distinctive Clovis stone tools are now dated around 12,000 years ago leading to the recognition that people preceded Clovis into the Americas. No Clovis tools have been found in Alaska or Northeast Asia, but are concentrated in the south eastern United States. Groundbreaking discoveries from the east coast of North America are demonstrating that people who are believed to be Clovis ancestors arrived in this area no later than 18,450 years ago and possibly as early as 23,000 years ago, probably in boats from Europe. These early inhabitants made stone tools that differ in significant ways from the earliest stone tools known in Alaska. It now appears that people entering the New World arrived from more than one direction.
6 lostand confused   ignore (0)   2017 Aug 31, 7:47pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote        

Horses were believed to have evolved in North America and spread out to the world. They went extinct in n america , before being reintroduced by Columbus and other settlers.

I think these leftie loons present the most dangers to americas-it is ok to be that stupid when you are young. But when such morons become Presidents-Obama- and become leaders in communities and stubbornly resist the wisdom of age and experience-they could rot our entire society.

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