While the federal government observes Columbus Day, the state of California neither observes Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day as a state holiday.

Even so, the DOE Office of Public Affairs is planning to honor Indigenous Peoples Day on its social media accounts.

To learn more about Indigenous Peoples Day, local observances, and its Bay Area history, check out the links below.


Social media links:





Yerba Buena Gardens (San Francisco)


History (outside links):

Why We Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

How Berkeley Became the First City to Ditch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day