Alaska Lawmakers Approve Designating Indigenous Peoples Day

first_imgColumbus Day is a federal holiday but not a state holiday in Alaska. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Under a measure passed by the state Legislature, Columbus Day would be known as Indigenous Peoples Day in the state of Alaska. The bill, which passed the broad bipartisan support, will next go to Governor Bill Walker.center_img For the past two years, Walker has issued proclamations declaring the second Monday in October recognized federally as Columbus Day to be Indigenous People’s Day.last_img