Durango recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day over Columbus Day

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Durango recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day over Columbus Day

Advocate hopes new label will encourage awareness
From left, Hector Flores, Leah Gallegos, Gloria Estrada, Denisa Carlos and Daniel French of the band Las Cafeteras perform in front of Reed Library on the campus of Fort Lewis College in October as part of the Real History of the Americas series of workshops and performances on campus. Student Ruthie Edd hopes Durango’s formal recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day will encourage more people to attend the activities this fall.

Durango recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day over Columbus Day

From left, Hector Flores, Leah Gallegos, Gloria Estrada, Denisa Carlos and Daniel French of the band Las Cafeteras perform in front of Reed Library on the campus of Fort Lewis College in October as part of the Real History of the Americas series of workshops and performances on campus. Student Ruthie Edd hopes Durango’s formal recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day will encourage more people to attend the activities this fall.
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