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Thanksgiving



  • The Thanksgiving Myth Gets a Deeper Look This Year

    “There was an event that happened in 1621,” Wampanoag historian Linda Coombs said. “But the whole story about what occurred on that first Thanksgiving was a myth created to make white people feel comfortable.” Native activists hope to disrupt the stories of Thanksgiving by questioning public history and by recovering indigenous food practices.



  • Did Squanto meet Pocahontas in London?

    by E. M. Rose

    Circumstantial evidence suggests that they met when they were staying only a few hundred yards down the street from each other in the homes of men with interlocking business interests.



  • The Modern Invention of Thanksgiving

    It might still come as a surprise to hear that Thanksgiving as we know it was deliberately invented in the nineteenth century.