Natives rally in Seattle on Oct 13, 2014, to mark Indigenous People’s Day, officially declared by Seattle city council to replace the traditional Columbus Day festivities, the result of a campaign by Native activists.
by Alex Garland, TheDignityVirus.com, October 13, 2014
Activists for Indigenous rights, tribal members, native leaders, and indigenous people from around North America gathered to rally and celebrate Seattle’s newest holiday, Indigenous People’s Day, replacing Columbus Day. The event included a rally at Westlake Park, a march to Seattle Center and a rally at the John T. Williams memorial totem pole. More than 150 demonstrators marched through Seattle, stopping in intersections to sing and dance.