MA INDIGENOUS
LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Updates and Action Alerts

Ask your legislators to co-sponsor the Indigenous Legislative Agenda!

The 2021-2022 Massachusetts Indigenous Legislative Agenda includes 5 priorities: Remove Racist Mascots, Honor Indigenous People’s Day, Celebrate and Teach Native American Culture & History, Protect Native American Heritage, and Support the Education and Futures of Native Youth.

Please urge your state legislators to co-sponsor these 5 important bills today!

Hand clutching feather

About

We are working to support legislation currently before the Massachusetts State Legislature that will benefit Indigenous Peoples.

Our current Agenda includes five bills in the 2021-2022 session that reflect some of the key concerns within Massachusetts. 

From time to time, we will also ask supporters to lend a hand with other legislation in the region and nationally.

02

The Agenda

These are the bills we are supporting in the 2021-2022 MA legislative session

Replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day to celebrate Indigenous resilience and survival. The change acknowledges the true histories of colonialism, genocide and racism that Native peoples have experienced and continue to face.
Learn more

Ensure Native American funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony held in governmental or non-profit collections are not sold for profit.

Learn more

Prohibit Native American mascots in Massachusetts public schools.

Learn more

Improve educational outcomes and opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Learn more

Stay Connected

Sign up for email updates using the form below, or contact us at info@maindigenousagenda.org.