Columbus Day

by kmaradiaga1

Every year we are reminded of Christopher Columbus and his “discovery” of America and every year I think it’s a mess. It’s a federal holiday but it shouldn’t be for the reasons many think. History gets depressingly awful when you get older and learn the truth. There has been a series of locations that have decided to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day as an alternative to Columbus Day. This is to share how they feel and commemorate Native Americans. Personally I think this is a great idea, why shouldn’t we commemorate those who suffered as opposed to a man who didn’t actually discover America. Also lets not forget the mass amount of people who died because of him. I say it should definitely renamed.


Enough was said.