Here's where to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in and around Seattle

Monday, Oct. 11 marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Seattle, the 7th in the city’s history.

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday in October in 2014, federally recognized as Columbus Day, thanks in large part to activists seeking to honor the original inhabitants of the land.

President Biden on Friday issued the first-ever presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day which many hope is a step in the right direction to refocusing the holiday.

Seattle is a city built on Native land with strong ties to the Coast Salish people. The city itself was named after a chief of the Duwamish and Suquamish

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