INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

EASTHAMPTON — When Ann Darling looks upon the white, blue and gold state flag of Massachusetts flying from flagpoles throughout the commonwealth...

NORTHAMPTON — Mass Humanities, the nonprofit group based in the city, has awarded over $140,000 in grants to eight cultural organizations in the...

Support grows for Indigenous Peoples Day

10/10/21

BOSTON — A growing number of communities are recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day in lieu of Columbus Day, with Boston being the latest. The state...

NORTHAMPTON — The city’s Arts Council has abruptly canceled its Biennial arts exhibit at Forbes Library after an Easthampton artist objected to one...

HOLYOKE — Holyoke has become the latest local community to ditch Christopher Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day.In a 10 to 3 vote...

AMHERST — Elected officials on the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee may soon recognize Native American tribes and other Indigenous peoples...

EASTHAMPTON — Going forward, the city will recognize the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day, following a vote by City Council to...

EASTHAMPTON — The city may soon join a wave of communities around the nation in replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day, with the City...

HOLYOKE — When Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas in 1492, he was greeted by Arawak men and women who brought gifts, water and...

Senate moves to overhaul state flag, seal

7/29/20

NORTHAMPTON — The state flag is one step closer to a symbolic overhaul after state senators unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that would...



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