President Biden on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to issue a presidential proclamation marking Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Biden’s move comes as one of the most recent efforts to boost the federal holiday and celebrate the contributions of Native people, according to The Associated Press.
Biden also restored the borders of three national monuments that were shrunk under the Trump administration – Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments.
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