The Nisqually Canoe Family sings at Olympia’s Heritage Park during the Indigenous Peoples’ Day rally Aug. 17, which focused on the theme of officially changing the national holiday known as Columbus Day to that of Indigenous Peoples Day. Organized by Brian Frisina, the rally featured speakers including Squaxin Tribal Council member Jim Peters and Nisqually council Vice Chair Willie Frank III, and was opened by a song from the Squaxin Island Drum Group. Steve Bloom Staff photographer
The Nisqually Canoe Family sings at Olympia’s Heritage Park during the Indigenous Peoples’ Day rally Aug. 17, which focused on the theme of officially changing the national holiday known as Columbus Day to that of Indigenous Peoples Day. Organized by Brian Frisina, the rally featured speakers including Squaxin Tribal Council member Jim Peters and Nisqually council Vice Chair Willie Frank III, and was opened by a song from the Squaxin Island Drum Group. Steve Bloom Staff photographer

Olympia to honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day

August 26, 2015 01:04 PM

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