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Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates Native heritage

October 3, 2023

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Read time:

5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan News

The second Monday in October is observed as a federal holiday, but many communities nationwide are changing their focus to celebrate Native Americans rather than the explorer whose efforts led to slavery and violence against them centuries ago. In this faculty Q&A, University of Michigan law professor Matthew Fletcher speaks a bi about the history of Indigenous Peoples Day and its importance today.

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