Native American’s Perspective on Thanksgiving

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It is important to tell the whole story.  The English who settled in what is now Massachusetts  did take the land, some of the natives into slavery and inadvertently spread European disease to the unsuspecting   people.  After I posted the traditional story of Thanksgiving, I was hit with being remiss in not including the Native American perspective.  I like  this video  bringing history and contemporary  thought together. They remember the story another way after 400 years.

Today,  with so much misunderstanding and hatred, I think it is important for me to remember that there are two sides to a story,  both 400 years ago and today.

Listen and learn from these First  American people!

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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2 Responses to Native American’s Perspective on Thanksgiving

  1. Page Shields says:

    Joe and I are glad you posted this. It is good to have us remember that we have tried unsuccessfully to frame our actions toward other peoples as benign. We have lived with lots of myths and it is well that check out other perspectives and truth.

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