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Columbus Day

October 7, 2017
A worker removes red paint from the hand of a Christopher Columbus statue in Central Park in New York, Sept. 12, 2017. The 1892 bronze statue was found covered with graffiti, its hands painted red. Statues of the 15th-century explorer have come under scrutiny amid a larger debate about monuments to controversial historical figures. (Dave Sanders/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Police guard statue of Christopher Columbus in New York around the clock
October 7, 2017 - 3:42pm
October 19, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A long-awaited enlightened statement
October 19, 2016 - 1:00am
October 3, 2016
Historic change: Bemidji officially recognizes Indigenous Peoples’/Treaty Day with proclamation
October 3, 2016 - 10:54pm
September 30, 2016
CITY: Indigenous Peoples Day to be recognized in Bemidji
September 30, 2016 - 5:13pm
October 13, 2015
Push to change Columbus Day in Bemidji is growing as trend sweeps nation: Holiday is being replaced with Indigenous People's Day in multiple cities
October 13, 2015 - 9:36pm
October 12, 2015
Willard Yellow Bird, cultural planner for the City of Fargo, performs a blessing ceremony Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at City Square, Fargo, prior to a petition at the City Commission meeting to recognize each second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day. (Michael Vosburg  | Forum News Service)
Fargo changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day
October 12, 2015 - 9:54pm
October 11, 2014
Columbus Day changes run aground due to lack of interest, resources; Shared Vision tables issue of honoring American Indians around holiday
October 11, 2014 - 10:51pm
May 20, 2014
New ideas for Columbus Day: Group discusses honoring American Indians
May 20, 2014 - 8:16pm
May 17, 2014
Letter: Stop and think before eliminating Columbus Day
May 17, 2014 - 1:51am
May 4, 2014
Letter: Let's celebrate Indigenous and Columbus days
May 4, 2014 - 2:15am
April 30, 2014
Columbus Day’s days might be numbered in Bemidji: City may follow others in honoring American Indians on holiday
April 30, 2014 - 12:12am
April 29, 2014
Columbus Day's days might be numbered in Bemidji
April 29, 2014 - 10:57pm
Columbus Day's days might be numbered in Bemidji
April 29, 2014 - 6:43pm
April 25, 2014
Minneapolis replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day
April 25, 2014 - 12:38pm