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President Biden Joe BidenArkansas lawmakers advance bill prohibiting businesses from demanding workers' vaccine status Senate approves short-term debt ceiling increase On The Money — Presented by NRHC — Senate slowly walks back from debt disaster MORE 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 peoples, according to The Associated Press.

Indigenous Peoples' Day is set to be celebrated on Monday — the same day as Columbus Day, the news outlet noted.

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In the proclamation, Biden highlighted the resilience of Indigenous peoples as well as their ability to overcome.

"For generations, Federal policies systematically sought to…
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