Rep. Perry cosponsors Indigenous People’s Day bill

by Lura Jackson

Testimony is currently being heard in Augusta to weigh the case of changing the second Monday in October from Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day at the state level. The bill, LD 179, was introduced by Representative Benjamin Collings of Portland and is co-sponsored by nine other legislators, including Anne Perry of Calais. In her testimony, Perry referenced the important role of the Passamaquoddy in the St. Croix Valley.

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