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San Francisco Supervisors Rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day
NBC Bay Area ^ | 1/23

Posted on 01/23/2018 8:53:12 PM PST by nickcarraway

San Francisco supervisors Tuesday voted 10-1 to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day despite a last-minute effort to delay the vote in response to objections from some members of the city's Italian-American community.

Supervisor Aaron Peskin, who represents the North Beach neighborhood, where the annual parade on Columbus Day has long since been renamed as the Italian Heritage parade, asked the board to postpone a vote on the resolution after receiving a large number of emails from constituents.

"I would like some time to figure out a path forward that works for our indigenous native peoples as well as for folks of Italian heritage," Peskin said.

However, Supervisor Malia Cohen, who introduced the name change legislation, pushed back against the continuance, saying the legislation had already been discussed in committee. The board ultimately voted 7-4 against the continuance before approving the name change over Peskin's objections.

The vote was greeted with a mix of applause and loud boos from the audience.

Supervisor Norman Yee said he would like to honor both groups.

"I'd like to support something as follow-up legislation to also honor Italian American groups," Yee said.

Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday of every October.

Other cities including Berkeley have changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day in recognition of objections by Native American groups to a celebration of European colonization.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: berkeley; california; columbusday; homosexualagenda; indigenouspeoplesday; italians; liberalagenda; lofan; nativeamericans; normanyee; northbeach; obamalegacy; sanfrancisco; yee
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Isn't tis kind of insulting to Native Americans?
1 posted on 01/23/2018 8:53:12 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

It is just sick.


2 posted on 01/23/2018 8:55:24 PM PST by daviscupper (Getting punched again and again.)
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To: nickcarraway

If they really feel that way, they should deed the land back to the Native Americans.

Come on San Francisco. Show us you aren’t just some hack politicians trying to buy votes with your treachery.

Deed San Francisco back to the Native Americans, and resign.

It’s all very simple...


3 posted on 01/23/2018 8:58:15 PM PST by DoughtyOne (01/22/18 DJIA close 26,214.60 46.546% > open on 11/07/16 We're 617.82 from 50% increase under Trump.)
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To: nickcarraway

The ancestors of the Indians came from Asia.

They were here first, but they are not “indigenous.”


4 posted on 01/23/2018 9:04:17 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (SCHLONGED: How Donald Trump Beat My Lying, Marxist Ass and Went On to Win the November Election. HRC)
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To: nickcarraway

Shall we all go to San Francisco on Indigenous Peoples’ Day and, well, p!$$ in the streets, the sidewalks, the doorsteps. Seems like I read somewhere this past week that they, like Denver decriminalized some uncivilized behavior, say it is now okay and acceptable in their sanctuary city.


5 posted on 01/23/2018 9:04:57 PM PST by Reno89519 (PRESIDENT TRUMP, KEEP YOUR PROMISES! NO AMNESTY AND BUILD THAT WALL.)
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To: nickcarraway

I wish that tsunami would have really been a thing last night. A good toilet flushing for the left coast.


6 posted on 01/23/2018 9:07:05 PM PST by boknows
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To: nickcarraway

Is he a homosexule? That is all we need to know.


7 posted on 01/23/2018 9:15:41 PM PST by raiderboy ( "...if we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall" DJT)
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To: nickcarraway

Indigenous? I don’t think that word means what they think it means. Descendants of first arrivers, maybe, but not indigenous.


8 posted on 01/23/2018 9:24:53 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (There are two kinds of people: Those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.)
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If you follow the science argument business...there’s only been indigenous people in the Americas for 30,000 years. Some would argue 100,000 years.


9 posted on 01/23/2018 9:50:52 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: nickcarraway

And I suppose Columbus Avenue will become Indigenous Peoples Avenue?


10 posted on 01/23/2018 9:50:53 PM PST by doug from upland (Why the hell isn't Hillary Rodham Clinton in prison yet?)
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11 posted on 01/23/2018 10:01:55 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: nickcarraway

“In yo face, America!” - SF commie lib politicians.


12 posted on 01/23/2018 10:02:52 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (2017 - The year the liberals' "sexual revolution" strikes back!)
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To: nickcarraway; BillyBoy; GOPsterinMA; NFHale; stephenjohnbanker; bagster; fieldmarshaldj; ...

I’m shocked. Shocked that 1 of the 11 scumbags voted not to change it.


13 posted on 01/23/2018 10:57:11 PM PST by Impy (I have no virtue to signal.)
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To: nickcarraway

So which continent did the indigenous people discover again?


14 posted on 01/23/2018 11:05:51 PM PST by Crucial
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To: Impy

Gay area. gotta love it.


15 posted on 01/23/2018 11:07:02 PM PST by bagster (Even bad men love their mamas.)
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San Francisco Supervisors Rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day

AMIIGAS!

That no go street in the Mission (where Sears used to be) is still Army Street to me...

16 posted on 01/24/2018 12:07:56 AM PST by publius911 (Am I pissed? You have NO idea...)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

This is true.


17 posted on 01/24/2018 12:58:46 AM PST by jmacusa ("Made it Ma, top of the world!'')
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To: nickcarraway

Let’s just name it “Ancient Alien” day and skip all the drama in between!


18 posted on 01/24/2018 1:14:35 AM PST by cgbg (Hidden behind the social justice warrior mask is corruption and sexual deviance.)
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To: nickcarraway

There is no such thing as Native Americans. Just an argument over when your distant ancestor got here.


19 posted on 01/24/2018 2:01:41 AM PST by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Yep.

but these are ####ing faggots and they dont give a #### about slapping Americans of Italian descent in the face.

MAybe taking a bat to their heads would wake them up.

But that’s just my opinion.

This poster does not condone violence and is speaking hypothetically.


20 posted on 01/24/2018 2:20:47 AM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know that if Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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