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Letter: Edmonds wrong to rename Columbus Day

 

October 4, 2017



Evidence shows that the tribal people of the Pacific Northwest oppressed women, engaged in slavery and followed rules dictated by tribal elders.

The arrival of Christopher Columbus opened a door for another oppressed people to flee religious oppression and tyranny, which ultimately led to the forming of this great nation and the many freedoms afforded us.

While the left attempts to tear down history, we are left with statues of Chief Seattle, who embraced slavery, and Vladimir Lenin, who suppressed tens of thousands of his opponents by killing them or sending them to concentration camps....



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