Columbus Day in Brooklyn

Columbus Day in USA will be celebrated this year on Oct 14th. In some countries of the Caribbean it is celebrated on Oct 12th, as he did arrive in USA Oct 12, 1492. In the Caribbean, It is for many described as the day that Columbus discovered their country….”as Día de la Raza in many countries in Latin America, as Discovery Day in the Bahamas, as Día de la Hispanidad and Fiesta Nacional in Spain, as Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity) in Argentina, and as Día de las Américas (Day of the Americas) in Belize and Uruguay. “. 

Here in Brooklyn it honors Italian Americans‘ contributions to New York City.

This wonderful autumn three day weekend in Brooklyn began with an un-promised sunny day forcast and Sales forcast just as bright in Brooklyn malls and many online brand stores.

Find out what’s happening in Brooklyn this Columbus Day!

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Columbus Day?

 

Indigenous People’s Day (also known as Native American Day) is a holiday celebrated in various localities in the United States, begun as a counter-celebration to Columbus Day. Indigenous People’s Day is usually held on the second Monday of October, coinciding with federal observance of Columbus Day.

 

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Americans – Americans Indians

The term American Indians is defined by the indigenous peoples of the area that is now known as the United States. This means the people were living here for thousands, even millions of years, long before it was conquered and settled. Over the last many hundred years, the American Indians have formed tribes, hunted, lived, and prospered on this great land…READ MORE

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