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Myth of Thanksgiving

From the Collections: PAST FORWARD: Conversations with American Experience | Native Americans

Native American perspectives on The Pilgrims


Wampanoag historian Linda Coombs and Narragansett Knowledge Keeper Cassius Spears speak with filmmaker Yvonne Russo about the experiences of Native populations at the time of European settlers’ arrival in New England 400 years ago, and what is actually known about the first Thanksgiving.

Conversation livestreamed and recorded on November 18, 2020.

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