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Columbus: Separating Fact from Fiction

  • American Indian Resource Center 1500 Birchmont Drive Northeast Bemidji, MN, 56601 United States (map)

As debate swirls about whether or not to rename "Columbus Day" as "Indigenous Peoples Day" in many places, let's take a deeper look at history and separate the facts, fiction, and politics of this always important and sometimes divisive topic.

Dr. Treuer has written extensively on Columbus in his forthcoming book, "The Indian Wars: Battles, Bloodshed, and the Fight for Freedom on the American Frontier."