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The most important facts you should know about Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that many states have acknowledged along with or in place of Columbus Day. 

President Biden first formally recognized the holiday in 2021, but states have taken different approaches to how to recognize the day. 

The holiday serves as a day to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions Indigenous communities have made in America. 

It is also a time to honor the history of Indigenous people and their resilience. 

Below is everything you need to know about Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated around the country to honor the contributions of Indigenous people and their history.  ( Indigenous Peoples’ Day)

The day recognizes Native Americans’ history and culture. 

On the day, there are often events, performances and ceremonies across the country to honor the occasion. 

Ashlyn Messier is a writer for Fox News Digital. 

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