Breaking News Video: GOODBYE COLUMBUS! L.A. Celebrates Columbus statue removal

Celebration, song and Native li li li's as the city of L.A. invited residents to gather Saturday to remove Columbus

It was a flurry of celebration, song and Native li li li's as the city of Los Angeles invited residents to gather Saturday morning to watch crews remove a bronze statue depicting Christopher Columbus.

Key players in the removal were Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, and the Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission.

Indian Country Today had correspondent Christine Hitt on scene - stay tuned for the full story coming soon.

This special breaking video news report was brought to you and hosted by Associate Editor Vincent Schilling.

The video was sent to Indian Country Today courtesy of the office of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell.

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