Monday, October 14, 2013

Indigenous People's Day or Genocidal Remembrance Day

"... the language of colonists has long had a tragic part to play in the destruction of tribal peoples across the world."

WARNING: Viewer discretion advised. Some scenes contain graphic reenactments of genocide, including dismemberment.

It's been 520 years since he, whose name in indigenous tongues is too horrible to utter, "discovered" a shortcut to India -- a land named "America" after Vespucci, when he certainly would have preferred Columbia, like Washington's "D.C." (District of Columbia).

8 Myths and Atrocities About Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day

"On the second Monday of October each year, Native Americans cringe at the thought of honoring a man who committed atrocities against Indigenous Peoples..."

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