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Why US cities are changing the Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day

Kevin Nunez (L) and his son Nathan of the Gabrielino-Tongva tribe take part in a sunrise ceremony after Los Angeles City Council voted to establish the second Monday in October as "Indigenous People's Day", replacing Columbus Day, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 8, 2018.     REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC17571B9800

The daylong commemoration began with a sunrise ceremony. Image: REUTERS/Mike Blake

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