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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Is a Step Toward Climate Justice

For Indigenous people, climate change is an existential crisis

Young activists protest the approval of permits to build the Dakota Access Pipeline on the steps of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on August 26, 2016. Photo: Pacific Press/Getty Images

Today marks Columbus Day in most places in the United States, but a growing number of states (eight, plus D.C.) are choosing to officially recognize it as Indigenous Peoples Day instead. First proposed in 1977, the holiday is meant to honor the…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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