Tag Archives: Indigenous Peoples Day

Columbus statue removed from Grand Park

LOS ANGELES — A statue of explorer Christopher Columbus that has stood for 45 years in downtown’s Grand Park was ceremoniously removed Nov. 10. “The statue of Christopher Columbus rewrites a stained chapter of history that romanticizes expansions of European empires and exploitations of natural resources and of human beings,” said County Supervisor Hilda Solis,…

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City to salute indigenous people Oct. 8

LOS ANGELES — The Black Eyed Peas will perform at the grand finale concert for the first celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles, City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell announced last week. The Black Eyed Peas will join the Native American rock group Redbone as the headlining acts of the concert, which is scheduled to…

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