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  •  South Dakota did this in 1990 (0+ / 0-)

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    Tim Giago: Native American Day in South Dakota
    Monday, November 10, 2008
    Filed Under: Opinion

    An unprecedented event happened in South Dakota 18 years ago, an event that has not been equaled by any other state: South Dakota adopted October 12 as a state holiday to be called Native American Day.

    By selecting October 12, South Dakota eliminated, for all intent and purpose, Columbus Day as a holiday. But the ensuing 18 years have proven beyond the shadow of a doubt that old habits are hard to break.

    Never separate the life you live from the words you speak - Paul Wellstone

    by meralda on Fri Apr 17, 2009 at 06:01:27 PM PDT

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