The Thanksgiving Day Myth: A Whitewash of Genocide?

“Turkey Day” is, for most Americans, about family, parades, football, beer and bellies stuffed with food. Decorations of Pilgrims and Indians remind us of the Thanksgiving story we learned in school. Yet it didn’t exactly happen that way. (Venison was the main course of the first Thanksgiving meal? Turkey wasn’t even on the menu? How much else that we think we … Continue reading The Thanksgiving Day Myth: A Whitewash of Genocide?