Tulsa City Council establishes Native American Day to share Columbus Day

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TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa City Council unanimously voted in September to establish the second Monday in October as Native American Day.

It will be held on the same day that Columbus Day is recognized.

According to the resolution approved by Mayor G.T. Bynum, all Native American tribes and Americans "are called to commemorate this day with appropriate programs and activities to celebrate, honor the culture, contributions and traditions of Native Americans."

It also states that "a growing number of American cities have recognized the second Monday of October as 'Indigenous Peoples Day' reassigning Columbus Day..."


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