Days after marching from Haskell Indian Nations University to Lawrence City Hall, students, faculty and community representatives celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12 with a round dance. Students earlier had persuaded city officials to rename Columbus Day to honor the contributions of indigenous people, joining several other U.S. cities that have renamed the holiday.
Days after marching from Haskell Indian Nations University to Lawrence City Hall, students, faculty and community representatives celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12 with a round dance. Students earlier had persuaded city officials to rename Columbus Day to honor the contributions of indigenous people, joining several other U.S. cities that have renamed the holiday. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
Days after marching from Haskell Indian Nations University to Lawrence City Hall, students, faculty and community representatives celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12 with a round dance. Students earlier had persuaded city officials to rename Columbus Day to honor the contributions of indigenous people, joining several other U.S. cities that have renamed the holiday. File photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com

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