From rejecting Thanksgiving to holding multiple narratives at the same time to embracing myths this wide ranging panel on Thanksgiving is worth the hour as each person on the panel has a different perspective on Thanksgiving day.
Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe of Gay Head Moonanum James, former organizer of the annual National Day of Mourning and who died of cancer in 2020, explains why some Indigenous people do not celebrate Thanksgiving.
A short five minute, visually engaging video with National Museum of the American Indian curator Paul Chaat Smith discussing what Thanksgiving strives to be while briefly touching on the meal that took place in 1621. This video was part of the Americans exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.
In an engaging six minutes, Uncivil History gives the context surrounding the Pilgrims arrival on the shores of Turtle Island, while dispelling some of the common myths associated with Thanksgiving.