ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Aspen is the latest city in Colorado to declare Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day.

indigenous peoples day 1 Another Colorado City Adopts Indigenous Peoples Day

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Boulder and Denver adopted the name change last year and celebrated with traditional Native American music and dance.

Aspen City Council approved the resolution on Monday night with a unanimous vote.

Supporters say the holiday will be a great opportunity to celebrate native cultures.

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