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Best Indigenous Peoples Day Memes for October 9

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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.

indigenous peoples day meme columbus day
indigenous peoples day meme columbus day

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.

happy indigenous peoples day meme
happy indigenous peoples day meme

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.

indigenous people meme
indigenous people meme

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

indigenous peoples day meme
indigenous peoples day meme

Immigration Meme

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.

immigration meme Indigenous peoples
immigration meme Indigenous peoples

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.

indigenous peoples day memes about it being a holiday

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.

columbus day meme indigenous peoples day
columbus day meme indigenous peoples day

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.

christopher columbus memes
christopher columbus memes

Columbus Day celebrates a man who got lost and committed genocide. Where as Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates the people who were here first.

Columbus Day vs Indigenous Peoples Day meme
Columbus Day vs Indigenous Peoples Day meme

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.

Columbus Day is cancelled meme
Columbus Day is cancelled meme

Celebrating Columbus day is like going to the wrong house and then claiming it as your own.

columbus day meme funny
columbus day meme funny

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.

steal your meme christopher columbus
steal your meme christopher columbus

While his legacy has been a subject of debate over the years, it’s safe to say that he is perfect for memeing.

Columbus wasn't the first meme
Columbus wasnt the first meme

Columbus Day sale – so does that mean a customer can just walk in and take whatever they want?

columbus day meme about columbus day sale so does that means i can walk in and take whatever i want
columbus day meme

Christopher Columbus and crew were the first illegal immigrants to the Americas.

illegal immigrant meme christopher columbus
illegal immigrant meme christopher columbus

While Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering the Americas in 1492, that is a lie.

columbus meme funny
columbus meme funny

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?

christopher columbus meme
christopher columbus meme

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.”

Columbus was lost meme
Columbus was lost meme

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.

meme indigenous peoples day
meme indigenous peoples day

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.

indigenous peoples day work meme
indigenous peoples day work meme

Columbus Day is no longer. It appears that your discovery is denied, Mr. Columbus.

Christopher Columbus Day Memes

Indigenous Peoples Day Memes is part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Funny Memes

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