Revisionists can't erase Columbus' mark on civilization

Oct 13, 2019 435

BY: Rosario A. Iaconis

Goodbye, Columbus? If the radical revisionists have their way, Christopher Columbus will become persona non grata in the hearts and minds of Americans. Though Columbus Day remains a federal holiday, locales across the nation have deep-sixed the Admiral of the Ocean Sea. Indeed, eight states have switched to "Native American Day" or "Indigenous Peoples' Day": Alaska, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Carolina, Oregon, Vermont, Maine and New Mexico.

The University of Notre Dame — a Roman Catholic school of higher learning — has concealed its painted murals depicting the exploits of Cristoforo Colombo. And the National Education Association — whose mission is the edification of the young — is seeking to replace Columbus Day with "Indigenous Peoples’ Day." What's next, a Columbus City Council resolution calling for a name change to Shawneeville?

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SOURCE: https://www.dispatch.com

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