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September 1, 2012

Change Christopher Columbus Day to a National Indigenous Holiday

 25,000 Signatures Are Needed by September 7!
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/

Indian governments and the people they represent are requesting that the federal government bring about a National Holiday for Native Americans to be celebrated by all citizens of America and people around the world.

This holiday would pay tribute to Indian Tribal Leaders to include Alaskan Leaders and Hawaiian Leaders. This holiday would also pay tribute to those that endured the world's longest holocaust and most costly in human lives.

Therefore be it resolved that the Federal Government should reevaluate Columbus Day by moving it back to its original day the second Wednesday of October and not be a tax paid holiday as is St. Patrick's Day and Octoberfest, and make the second Monday of October a Federal holiday for Native Americans.

   Please Sign!   

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/change-christopher-columbus-day-national-indigious-holiday/hJGpvd0P

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