Bringing you the best Indigenous Peoples Day Memes while we kick the Columbus Day memes to the curb.
Indigenous Peoples Day Memes About Columbus
Columbus is seen as the discoverer of the Americas. However, the Columbus was lost meme reminds us that he was actually lost and that his arrival in the Americas had a devastating impact on the Indigenous people who were already living there.
Continuing on with our October memes we are honoring today with Indigenous Peoples’ Day memes.
Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day Meme
Today, we celebrate and honor Indigenous people. While typically we are sharing our favorite Monday meme, today we honor those who were here before that other guy.
Native or First Nations people, commonly known as Indigenous people, are the initial residents of a specific geographical region. They were present long before colonizers, immigrants, or settlers arrived.
At a 1977 United Nations conference in Geneva, Indigenous delegates from around the world resolved “to observe October 12, the day of so-called ‘discovery’ of America, as an International Day of Solidarity with the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. – source: 4029news.com
Poking fun at those who are against total immigration (even legal!) let’s talk about the origins and most of us are in fact immigrants to America.
Indigenous Peoples Day Memes About Rights
This professor cancels class ever Indigenous Peoples day for the last 8 years to only discover that its not a holiday recognized by the university. She’s still keeping class cancelled.
Not Columbus Day Memes
We’re NOT celebrating Columbus day memes but we are celebrating the fact that it’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day by poking fun at the hot debatable topic.
Many of us grew up having the day off of school for Columbus Day. In recent years, the realization of what Christopher Columbus really did has changed this day from honoring a man who pretended to discover America to one honoring the native Americans who were here first.
Columbus Day celebrates a man who got lost and committed genocide. Where as Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates the people who were here first.
This is why Columbus Day is cancelled. The term is slowly fading out, so much so my kids asked what Columbus Day was as they hadn’t heard of it.
Celebrating Columbus day is like going to the wrong house and then claiming it as your own.
Christopher Columbus Memes
The renowned Italian explorer, is known for his historic voyages that led to the discovery of the Americas. We are bringing you the Christopher Columbus memes.
While his legacy has been a subject of debate over the years, it’s safe to say that he is perfect for memeing.
Columbus Day sale – so does that mean a customer can just walk in and take whatever they want?
Christopher Columbus and crew were the first illegal immigrants to the Americas.
While Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering the Americas in 1492, that is a lie.
Read this story as how the Vikings were the early explorers who perhaps were first to discover America. If anything, they were here many years prior to Christopher Columbus. Read more about this on NPR: Coming to America: Who Was First?
For generations, school children learned to recite, “In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue”. Columbus thought he had reached India, even calling the natives “Indians.”
Thank you to all who grew up knowing this day as Columbus Day but realize that it’s just wrong. We hope these Indigenous Peoples’ Day memes better explain what we should be honoring and not the man with a bad plan.
For those of us who have to work today, this Indigenous Peoples Day work meme is for you. Make sure to check out all of our funny work memes.
Columbus Day is no longer. It appears that your discovery is denied, Mr. Columbus.
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Indigenous Peoples Day Memes is part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Funny Memes