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There are Indigenous People in the Present

by Tereneh Idia

Across the country, historic statues glorifying white men who have mistreated Black and Indigenous Americans are being taken down in light of Black Lives Matter protests. Discussions about what should happen with the Christopher “Let’s Get Lost” Columbus monument here in Pittsburgh tend to center around the thoughts and feelings of white Americans and Italian-Americans, specifically...