Friday, December 30, 2011

Anonymous on Who is Christopher Columbus?

(http://oilf.blogspot.com/2011/10/autism-diaries-xxiv-who-is-christopher.html)


Anonymous said...

In our fair city, Christopher Columbus Day is not even celebrated (school's in session), apparently because he is seen as part of the "history of oppression." My children never learned about him in school and they learned about the Mayflower from library books (outside of school time).
Back in 2007, a note was sent to teachers about Thanksgiving saying: Fact: For many Indian people, 'Thanksgiving' is a time of mourning ... a bitter reminder of 500 years of betrayal returned for friendship.

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