We Are: An Urban Indian Youth Celebration of Indigenous Peoples

October 22, 2014 8:38 PM

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We Are: An Urban Indian Youth Celebration of Indigenous Peoples

Monday, October 13, 2014 marked a major shift in U.S. and Washington history. Joining forces with a number of cities around the country removing the celebration of Columbus Day, Seattle officially adopted the second Monday in October as, Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Seattle City Hall was bustling as people counted down the hours to the official signing of the resolution from the mayor. The morning began with a prayer and blessing by Glen Pinkham, a Yakima Tribal Elder followed by a special presentation from Red Eagle Soaring Native Youth Theater.

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