|"We're really very sore-y aboot this."|
(source: hurtful stereotypes)
Yup, it isn't Columbus Day. At least depending on where you live, today might be Indigenous People's Day instead. Cities including Albuquerque, Portland, St. Paul, Minnesota, Olympia, Berkley and Seattle have all ditched Columbus Day in favor of celebrating the civilizations he encountered and was ultimately responsible for destroying.
|"Look, you crossed the ocean on a boat and that's great, all I'm saying is that our ancestors came |
on foot and fought saber-tooth cats and hunted woolly mammoths, so maybe loose the attitude?"
-the Indigenous People
|Besides, only like .001% of the population|
identifies as Genoese imperialist fuckhead.
|Above: noted explorer Steve Shanklesberry,|
wearing his famous saucy sea-voyage cap.
(source: alternate history)
|What the-well, I'll be damned...|
Wrong. Say what? Yeah, it turns out that Canada has never bothered celebrating Christopher Columbus and has recognized National Aboriginal Day since 1996, beating most of America to the punch by two entire decades, so now who's the jerk?
|This guy. This guy's the jerk.*|
(source: most of the terrible shit that happened in the last 500 years)