SUNY Potsdam Professors Collect Signatures to Rename Holiday Indigenous Peoples Day

 

SUNY Potsdam professors Laura and Axel Fair-Schulz collect signatures in support of the school celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day. Several hundred people added their names to the list. Their October 18 demonstration also supported activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Several hundred people supported an effort urging SUNY Potsdam to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Potsdam professors Laura and Axel Fair-Schulz hosted a demonstration outside the school's Barrington Studen...



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