American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 9/21/2010

The resources American Indian Perspectives on ThanksgivingHarvest Ceremony: Beyond the Thanksgiving Myth from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian examine the deeper meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday for American Indians through the themes of environment, community, encounters, and innovations and provide information on the history of the Wampanoag people and the ceremony that inspired our Thanksgiving celebrations. 


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