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States and cities are increasingly recognizing Indigenous Peoples, but appropriate and readily available lesson plans have fallen behind the trend. The times they are a-changing for Christopher Columbus. In 1990, only three states failed to honor the genocidal and delusional navigator. The word is getting out, though, and this year, 16 states will not celebrate him. One by one, cities are also taking matters into their own hands. RELATED: Indigenous Leaders Celebrate Victory Over Columbus Day in Seattle But still, even reputable organizations like the National Education Association don’t offer a single online Columbus Day lesson plan we’d recommend.
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