Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

October 7, 2012

UNA Retire Columbus Day in San Francisco

UNA Retire Columbus Day in San Francisco Oct. 7, 2012 

In United Native Americans, Inc (Photos) · Updated about an hour ago · Taken at Coit Tower
Retire Columbus Day

 INDIGENOUS DAY OF RESISTANCE INDIGENOUS RIGHTS RALLY and MARCH to Decolonize the World on the Truth of Christoper Columbus & his Insidious Hate Crimes he Committed Against the Indigenous Peoples of The Americas Known as Turtle Island.

Our Peaceful March will begin from the foot of Jefferson and Stockton Streets located near Fisherman's Wharf to Coit Tower Rally in Front of the Columbus Statue

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

From 10:00am -1:00pm

Press Conference from Noon to 1:00pm at Coit Tower in Front of the Columbus Statue

Fisherman's Wharf
Foot of Jefferson and Stockton to Coit Tower Telegraph Hill
San Francisco, CA

We as United Native Americans, Founded in 1968 in the San Francisco Bay Area Call for an Educational Rally to Decolonize the World on Retiring the Nation's Oldest Italian Heritage Parade's Celebration of Christopher Columbus since 1869, which was San Francisco's First Columbus Day Celebration. Ending the 144 Year Celebration of Christopher Columbus so called "Discovery of America" and Ending 520 Year's of the Celebration of the Criminal Genocide inflicted upon the Indigenous People of the Americas. We as United Native Americans Refute the Doctrine of Discovery. We Demand that The United States Government Retire the Celebration of Christoper Columbus and We Demand that The United States Government Sign Into Law & Implement The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Ending the 144 Year Celebration of Christopher Columbus and Ending 520 Years and Counting of Genocide inflicted on the Indigenous People of the Americas.


1876 California accepted a Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella Statue from Darius Ogden. The statue is displayed in the Rotunda of the State Capital. Valued at $30,000, it was crafted by Larkin G. Mead in Florence, Italy.

1892 President Harrison declared October 12, 1492 as the day America was discovered by Christopher Columbus.

1909 California declared October 12 a legal holiday, to be known as "Discovery Day."

1911 Assemblyman Dismo M. De Negri of San Francisco changed the name of the holiday to "Columbus Day."

1910 President Taft declared October 12 to be a legal U.S. holiday.

1915 The San Francisco Columbus Day Committee was organized by the Salesian Fathers of St. Peter and Paul's Church in the heart of North Beach.


Retiring the Nation's Oldest Italian Heritage Parade  and Ending the Celebration of Columbus. 1869, San Francisco's First Columbus Day Celebration is held, marking the first time in San Francisco and America that Italian-Americans gathered and held a parade to honor the accomplishments of Italians, as well as the first Italian-American, Christopher Columbus.

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UNA Co-Founder Dr. Jack Forbes argues that Native Americans discovered Europe before Europeans discovered America."

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Anti-columbus day Gathering (Ohlone Territory) SF
Public · By Wicahpiluta
Let them know columbus is not welcome here in Ohlone Territory. Bring Anti columbus signs banners and anything else to express your disgust with columbus. Starting @ washington Square Park and walking up to coit Tower to columbus statue. Ohlone Opening Prayer (Corrina Gould) Chochenyo/Karkin California Songs SSP&RIT Drum Danza Mexica Plus More...... A.I.M., Idle No More, NYM, and other Indigenous Movement Banners Welcome. Please Out of respect for the Ohlone Peoples who are continuing to battle for federal recognition no US Flags. ............................Get off Montgomery Bart Station. Go to Market/Kearney catch 8x, 30, or 45 bus to washington Square Park. Parking is a 5 minute walk away from ws park on the opposite side of coit Tower located @ Kearney/Bay St.