‘Columbus Day is the Celebration of Genocide’

‘Columbus Day is the Celebration of Genocide” by Cacique Jorge Baracutei Estevez.

Monday, August 13, 2018

October 12 is when the United States celebrates Christopher Columbus making landfall in the Caribbean in his 3 caravels. A ‘cacique’ (chief) of the Taino, the first indigenous people of the Americas Columbus encountered, gives his take on why the observance of this day is unacceptable.