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Thanksgiving From the Wampanoag Tribe's Perspective

Robyn Camparo Purchia | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Robyn Camparo Purchia

Did they accept the Pilgrims' invitation just to be polite neighbors? Or did they have something to give thanks for too?

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.

A New Way to Celebrate Thanksgiving: The Original Way

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 11.20.2012 | Taste
Darrin Nordahl

Another year, another honey-hued turkey gracing the dining room table surrounded by family and sounds of football. Thanksgiving is here again.

Meatless Monday: Hurricane Sandy and Other Thanksgiving Lessons

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

As a Miamian, I know the heartache of hurricanes. Cold showers may be character-building, but you don't want more character (or cold water), you want your electricity back, you want your house back, you want your life back. The concept of Thanksgiving may ring a little hollow at the moment, as you're wondering just what to be thankful for.

A Language Comes Home for Thanksgiving

Nataly Kelly | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home
Nataly Kelly

Although they might not know the name of these Native people, many Americans celebrate the Wampanoag each year at Thanksgiving. But very few are aware that the group's descendants still live on their ancestral homelands.

Debunking Thanksgiving Myths at Plimoth Plantation

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Eileen Ogintz

No cranberry sauce or mashed potatoes (sweet or otherwise). No pumpkin or apple pie and not necessarily turkey either. Did I mention eating with your hands? What kind of Thanksgiving is this? The first one. In 1621. At Plimouth Plantation.

Congratulations, America. You Passed Wind.

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

For some, it was with a sense of relief that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar passed Cape Wind. For others, it was the latest in a drama that has lasted nearly a decade. Either way, this is a story that blows.

Give Thanks and Please Pass the Drumstick

Patricia Draznin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patricia Draznin

As we approach the 2009 holiday season we pause to give thanks for the blessings of good friends, organic eggnog, and unemployment compensation.

Meatless Monday: History Lesson

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

With frantic schedules, fast food and frozen entrees,Thanksgiving may be the one day of the year we return to the kitchen. And in so doing, we return ...