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The MFA Celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day11:50
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"Appeal to the Great Spirit", a 1909 equestrian statue by Cyrus Dallin in front of the MFA. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
"Appeal to the Great Spirit", a 1909 equestrian statue by Cyrus Dallin in front of the MFA. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, along with multiple cities and towns across Massachusetts, are celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day Monday.

It's part of a national movement by Native American tribes and activists to rename Columbus Day.

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Jean-Luc Pierite, president of the board of directors for the North American Indian Center of Boston. He tweets @neshoba78.

Makeeba McCreary, chief of learning and community engagement at the Boston MFA. She tweets @MakeebaMcCreary.

This segment aired on October 14, 2019.

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