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Happy Indigenous People’s Day - Monday, October 10!

Updated: Jan 14

Today is National Indigenous People's Day, part of a national movement to replace Columbus Day. Why? Because most First Nations consider Columbus & 1492 to be the beginning of white colonization and the systematic genocide to steal their land, decimate their people, and destroy their cultures.

Below is a link to a great Smithsonian Magazine article about Indigenous People’s Day and the discussion involving the Columbus Day-Indigenous People’s Day issue:

Do you know what Native American tribes originally inhabited the land on which you live now? Go to this link to discover what tribes inhabited originally inhabited your home:

Below is a link to a wonderful article about the Indigenous People’s Day movement and how you can educate yourself and celebrate the day:

Below is a link to a comprehensive article from Parade Magazine about the evolution of Indigenous People’s Day:

“Happy Indigenous People’s Day was first published on October 9, 2021 on Facebook and

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10 ต.ค. 2564

I hope all the states recognise Indigenous Peoples Day soon. Good luck with it all. My heart is with you.


09 ต.ค. 2564

Buffalo Calf Road Woman

09 ต.ค. 2564

I had a picture of her on my facebook profile page in the day when i was on Facebook.Peace be with you.


Deborah Hufford

Author, Notes from the Frontier

Deborah Hufford is an award-winning author and magazine editor with a passion for history. Her popular blog with 100,000+ readers has led to an upcoming novel! Growing up as an Iowa farmgirl, rodeo queen and voracious reader, her love of land, lore and literature fired her writing muse. With a Bachelor's in English and Master's in Journalism from the University of Iowa, she taught students of Iowa's Writer's Workshop, then at Northwestern University, Marquette and Mount Mary. Her extensive publishing career began at Better Homes & Gardens, includes credits in New York Times Magazine, New York Times, Connoisseur, many other titles, and serving as publisher of The Writer's Handbook


Deeply devoted to social justice, especially for veterans, women, and Native Americans, she has served on boards and donated her fundraising skills to Chief Joseph Foundation, Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW), Homeless Veterans Initiative, Humane Society, and other nonprofits.  


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