Maine To Officially Adopt 'Indigenous Peoples Day,' In Place Of 'Columbus Day' By Maine Public staff • Apr 18, 2019 ShareTweetEmail On a roll call vote of 19-14, and with no debate, the Maine Senate gave final approval to change the Columbus Day Holiday to Indigenous Peoples Day. The bill now goes to Gov. Janet Mills for her approval. This post will be updated. Tags: Indigenous People's DayShareTweetEmail Related Content Maine Tribal Leaders Urge Passage Of Bill Changing 'Columbus Day' To 'Indigenous Peoples Day' By Susan Sharon • Feb 11, 2019 Susan Sharon / Maine Public Listen Listening... / 3:58 Maine Tribal Leaders Urge Passage Of Bill Changing 'Columbus Day' To 'Indigenous Peoples Day' Maine lawmakers are being asked to consider what seven states and more than 130 other cities and towns have done across the country: replace the Columbus Day holiday with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Maine Senate Supports Legislation To Change Columbus Day To Indigenous Peoples Day By Mal Leary • Apr 4, 2019 The Maine Senate has voted to support legislation that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.