Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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Pope Innocent VII
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Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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Ermolao Barbaro
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Giulio d'Este
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Giovanni Mocenigo
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Pietro Mocenigo
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Beatrice d'Este
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