In 1973, a group of Ojibwe (Anishinabe) Indians led by Adam Nordwall flew to Rome and discovered Italy. They proceeded to claim the peninsula for the Ojibwes. Sadly, they gave it back two days later.
My references for this are piecemeal, so Google it if you want to learn more. Either way, it's a great slap in the face of the Columbophiles out there.