Tag Archives: Thanksgiving
Elevating Native Truths for Native American Heritage Month… Did you know the English did not even land on Plymouth Rock? The first recorded history of Plymouth Rock was not until 1715. That was some 95 years after the Mayflower landed in what was actually Cape Cod in 1620?
For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is a bittersweet reminder of the real Thanksgiving story that is often absent from U.S. history books. While Native people love to gather and enjoy their families like the rest of us, they also remember our ancestors and the many elements of their culture that have been lost, appropriated or […]
…we are celebrating American Indian Heritage Month (#AIHM) and sharing ways you can get involved and create impact throughout the month.
In actuality, the first official mention of a â€˜Thanksgivingâ€™ celebration occurred in 1637, after colonists brutally massacred an entire Pequot village and subsequently celebrated the victory.
When the colonists faced bitter cold, illness and hunger in an unfamiliar land with few resources for survival, the Native Americans gave them life-saving help.
As we embark on Thanksgiving, the busiest travel time of the year, let us remember the importance of kindness toward others around us.
While there are many reasons to give back to Native peoples, here are three important ones. I join PWNA in encouraging you to remember Native Americans in your holiday giving this year.
PWNA compiles the favorite stories from Indian Country, covering Thanksgiving, Native American myths and misconceptions, and Native cultures, foods and relics.
â€œI tell them, you listen to the Indian version and then youâ€™ll understand why some people donâ€™t celebrate [Thanksgiving].â€ Join PWNA in supporting a positive holiday for Native American families.
The Indian. What or who is that? Well, when I ask myself this question, the answer is easy. Me. I’m laughing, but seriously… As an almost full blood Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota, with a rich family history that runs from the Dakota War of 1862, to the Pike Expedition, to the War of 1812 when my grandfathers fought for […]