Out with Columbus, in with Indigenous Peoples Day?

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Out with Columbus, in with Indigenous Peoples Day?

Fort Lewis College celebrates Real History of the Americas
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Joely Proudfit, the director of the California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center at the California State University San Marcos, will present Beyond the Stereotype at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 in Noble Hall Room 125. The lecture is free and open to the public.
To learn more about Las Cafeteras, the guest artists at Real History of the Americas for 2015, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xv-FjbXaqk to view their video of “La Bamba Rebelde.”
To learn more about stereotypes, view www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWynJkN5HbQ for “What kind of Asian are you?”

Out with Columbus, in with Indigenous Peoples Day?

As students and faculty dance, Hector Flores, left, with the band Las Cafeteras, performs in front of Reed Library on the campus of Fort Lewis College on Monday as part of the Real History of the Americas series of workshops and performances on campus. Las Cafeteras, whose members hail from East Los Angeles, perform a multilingual fusion of traditional, hip-hop, folk, Afro-Mexican and Latino music.
Denisa Carlos, left, and Daniel French with the band Las Cafeteras perform at Fort Lewis College on Monday. The band also hosted a workshop called “Racism: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!” during the day at Real History.
Bruce LeClaire conducts a workshop on Northern Traditional Powwow 101 at Fort Lewis College on Monday as part of the Real History of the Americas series of workshops and performances on campus. The theme for the eighth annual outing of Real History was “Telling our stories through dance.”
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