We must remember the history of the Lenape people who lived here before us.
CUCR needs to consider history more carefully when celebrating Columbus Day.
To mark Columbus Day, Columbia's Native American Council hosted it's annual Indigenous People's Day event on Low Plaza while the College Republicans held a barbecue on Van Am Quad.
Columbia University may not have Columbus Day off, but that didn't stop students from protesting—and hitting the barbecue.
There is nothing more American than disregard for tradition. When I walked to class on Monday, Columbus Day, that’s what I was thinking about—not out of disrespect for Columbus, but out of admiration for the righteous revisions that followed.
The Columbia University Native American Council organized its annual Indigenous People’s Day/Abolish Columbus Day campaign on Monday in an effort to raise awareness of the effects of European colonization in North America.
Calling into question the legacy of the explorer whose place in the American psyche is evident even in the University’s namesake, student groups held events on Monday underscoring opposing perspectives on Christopher Columbus Day.
First things first, I am not asking for a removal of a holiday. On Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate and remember the first peoples of the Americas—North, South, and Central—our ancestors.
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