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Notre Dame Students Call For Columbus Mural To Be Removed

A group of University of Notre Dame students is calling for a mural of Christopher Columbus to be removed from the campus’ main building.

The painting depicts Columbus surrounded by a group of Native Americans who appear to be worshipping him.

Dominic Acri is President of the Native American Student Association at Notre Dame. He says the painting depicts misrepresentations and stereotypes about Native Americans.


Photo: University of Notre Dame A group of University of Notre Dame students is calling for a mural of Christopher Columbus to be removed from the campus’ main building. The painting depicts Columbus surrounded by a group of Native Americans who appear to be worshipping him.

Read more at: indianapublicmedia.org

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