Indigenous Peoples’ Day

UWS Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Medicine Wheel

The ceremony featured a performance from the Woodland Sky Native American Dance Group on the Medicine Wheel outside Yellowjacket Unio

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The University Of Wisconsin Superior celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day in person again this year by showcasing native culture on the campus’s Medicine Wheel and community gathering space. The ceremony featured a performance from the Woodland Sky Native American Dance Group on the Medicine Wheel outside Yellowjacket Union. Officials say the wheel, an Ojibwe tradition, is also a symbol…

Duluth Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

"We just picked up the momentum and kept going. I think this is the biggest turnout we've ever had," Sandman says. 

DULUTH, Minn. — “It was incredible. It was amazing. And this family we have here is just beautiful to watch the mom and the dad intact and teaching their boys the traditional ways,” Duluth Indigenous Commission Chair, Babette Sandman says. Indigenous community members came to Duluth city hall to help commemorate the day also known as Columbus Day. “Seeing him…

Duluth Council to Discuss Indigenous People’s Abuse, Trauma from Christian Boarding Schools

The resolution allows the Duluth City Council to officially go on record calling on Congress to commission a study and report on the boarding school policy.

DULUTH, Minn.- As Duluth City Council prepares to meet on Monday, also Indigenous People’s Day, one of the biggest items on their agenda is a resolution calling for awareness and reconciliation for Christian boarding schools who abused and in some cases killed many indigenous children throughout history. As the Northland prepares to recognize Indigenous People’s Day, the resolution put forth…

Duluth Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The City of Duluth proclaimed Oct. 8, 2018, as Indigenous Peoples' Day back in 2005.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s Columbus Day, which has been recognized as a national holiday for more than 80 years. But the City of Duluth and other cities across the country celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This was the scene at Duluth City Hall. City leaders, and advocates saying they believe Columbus Day honors a man who caused harm to Native Americans. Part of Indigenous Peoples’ Day is…