Results for tag: thanksgiving

2018 Indigenous People Sunrise Ceremony

Our contributor Corinne Oestrich attended the 2018 Indigenous People Sunrise Ceremony at Alcatraz in San Fransisco. From Wikipedia: Unthanksgiving Day (or Un-Thanksgiving Day), also known as The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremony, is an event held on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay to honor the indigenous peoples of the Americas and promote their rights. It coincides with a similar protest,...

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Thanksgiving Information – Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month.  Combined with Thanksgiving, many people seek information about the origins and history of this beloved American holiday. PowWows.com has compiled some articles for you! Thanksgiving Information Thanksgiving - Fact or Fiction A More Accurate View of Thanksgiving Native American Harvest Real Thanksgiving Foods Thanksgiving...

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The Real Thanksgiving Foods

Turkey, Mashed Potatoes with gravy, Bread Stuffing/Dressing, Cranberry Sauce, Three Bean Casserole, Macaroni & Cheese, Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie … traditional Thanksgiving foods right? Well, they are traditional Thanksgiving foods in the sense that Americans have been eating some of these foods and other foods as Thanksgiving staples for over...

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Thanksgiving: Fact or Fiction?

In the minds of many Americans, when asked the question, "When was the United States first settled?” invariably the response will be, "In 1620 when the Pilgrims landed." This so-called "origin myth" has frequently been termed "the story of the first Thanksgiving" in many children's books about the subject. However,...

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