“By passing this bill, you will let them know that who they are and the language they speak is not only recognized but celebrated.” Elyssa Sierra Concha Continue reading
In 2014, the cities of Seattle and Minneapolis launched a nationwide movement of cities, towns, counties and States passing Indigenous Peoples’ Day resolutions to replace the federal holiday, Columbus Day.
Prior to 2014, only the city of Berkeley had passed an Indigenous Peoples’ Day resolution having done so in 1992 on the 500 year anniversary of the Columbus voyage. Continue reading
Learning to Speak Łingít (Tlingit) júk! (go away! shoo! scram!) Continue reading