How to celebrate Thanksgiving without erasing the ‘exploitation and genocide’ of Native American people #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth #NAHM #AmericanIndianandAlaskaNativeHeritageMonth
While Thanksgiving is full of messages of generosity and caring, it is also riddled with racist tropes and traditions. As we celebrate it’s important to remember the experience of American Indians.
Great article from Yahoo! Life on celebrating conscientiously:
For many people across the U.S., Thanksgiving is about getting together as a family — likely remotely this year, in light of the pandemic — and digging in to a festive feast. What’s often glossed over or erased entirely is the real history behind the holiday, particularly the treatment of Native Americans. But some experts say there are ways to participate in the holiday while also acknowledging its troubling past.
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