Uncovering The Thanksgiving Myth

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The accounts from a Native American was thankfully forthright.

The narrative that the Indigenous Peoples and the colonists (pilgrims, puritans, settlers) got on is false.

The piece, to me, read like a lesson on how to write euphemism. I couldn’t evade the nagging feeling that a vital part of the Thanksgiving story — its birth — is long-buried with the perpetrators.

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