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7 REASONS WHY WE SHOULD STOP CELEBRATING COLUMBUS DAY

It's no secret that Columbus Day is not viewed the same by all people. When you truly realize the events surrounding what Columbus actually did, a different kind of picture is painted.   Here is an excert from one of Columbus' journal entries: “They … brought us...

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OPI’A TAINO FEEDS HURRICANE VICTIMS ON THE EAST END

ST. THOMAS —After waiting in line for a couple of hours to try and get some MREs, only to get to the front and find out there were no more, Maekiaphan Phillips of Opi’a Taino, provided her own food for hungry people on the East End. Phillips, who operates the...

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5TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

Opi’a Taino International, a St. Thomas group promoting the interests of indigenous people, hosted the “Fifth Annual Pow-Wow: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People” Wednesday afternoon at their headquarters in Frydenhoj. Participants were encouraged to...

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