Indigenous Peoples Day Massachusetts
An Indigenous-led statewide group working to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day in Boston and across Massachusetts.
MA Indigenous Legislative Agenda
A coalition led by Indigenous citizens across the state to support legislation currently before the Massachusetts State Legislature that will benefit Indigenous peoples. The current agenda includes five bills in the 2019-2021 session that reflect some of the key concerns within Massachusetts. Learn how you can help!
Video: Italian Americans Speak for Indigenous Peoples Day
Video: Reconsider Columbus Day
Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Proud to be and Italian Against Columbus
Statement from Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone of Somerville, Mass. upon declaring Indigenous Peoples Day in 2018
NoColumbusDay letter with over 50 signatories representing a cross-section of a much larger constituency of Italian American writers, scholars, and public figures.
The Brown Daily Herald, Mulligan ’19: Italian Americans Shouldn’t Celebrate Columbus
History and Curricula
Examining Prejudice: Examining the Reputation of Columbus
Indian Country Today: 8 Myths and Atrocities about Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day
Rethinking Columbus, Bill Bigelow, Barbara Miner, Bob Peterson, eds. (A second edition of this book, Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years, was published in 1998.
Teaching Tolerance: Indigenous Peoples Day 2018
TEDEd: History vs. Christopher Columbus
TEDx Teachers College: Changing the Way We see Native Americans, Matika Wilbur
Zinn Education Project: Readings from The Devastation of the Indies: A Brief Account, written by Bartoleme de Las Casas in 1552
Zinn Education Project: Abolish Columbus Day Campaign