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Vermont swaps Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples' Day

(WCAX)
Published: Jul. 3, 2019 at 5:39 PM EDT
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Your calendar may have the second Monday in October labeled as Columbus Day, but that's not true in Vermont.

For three years, the state has celebrated Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of the federally labeled Columbus Day. Now Vermont has officially abolished Columbus Day.

Galen Ettlin spoke with Don Stevens, Chief of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk - Abenaki Nation, about the impact of the new Vermont law.