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Native Americans and Thanksgiving

Thankfulness and Rewriting History

Terra Trevor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Terra Trevor

Last November an associate producer at Huff Post Live, the Huffington Post's live streaming network, invited me to be part of a 20 minute conversation...

The Thanksgiving Myth: Not A Bad Start

Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley

Many of my fellow Native Americans who view the holiday as a national day of mourning, will not celebrate Thanksgiving at all. They will once again disseminate stories pointing out the many massacres of Native Americans by the Pilgrims. I don't blame them... but I won't join them either.

Do American Indians Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Dennis W. Zotigh | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion
Dennis W. Zotigh

Much harm has been done to generations of Indian people by perpetuating negative and harmful images in young minds. Presenting Thanksgiving to children as primarily a happy time trivializes our shared history and teaches a half-truth.

Thanksgiving Was the Only Holiday They Celebrated

Tim Giago | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Giago

Every year at Thanksgiving time I get nostalgic and think about San Francisco and long to celebrate this one holiday with my friends and then I remember that they are both gone.