Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

President Biden Proclaims Both Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day

Jeffrey Barragan, Opinion Editor October 11, 2021

On Oct 8, President Joseph R. Biden proclaimed Monday, Oct 11 as Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day. For the last 50 years, the second Monday of October has been observed as Columbus Day. It became a federal holiday in 1934. But for the first time, a US President has also proclaimed Oct. 11...

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