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Thanksgiving? The deprivations and atrocities that followed

Every schoolchild is taught that the holiday of Thanksgiving commemorates the feast the Pilgrims arranged to thank the Indians for their friendship, for sharing their land, and for showing them how to grow, harvest, and store food. Accounts say that the generosity of the Indians saved the colonists from starvation during the harsh New England winter of 1620.

See more at: http://blog.oup.com/2013/11/thanksgiving-american-indian-treaty-violations/#sthash.pUlD4Qyi.dpuf

 

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