Thanksgiving and the Pilgrim story

The story of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving feast is more complicated, less sweetly sentimental and much more interesting than many might think.


Native Intelligence: The Indians who first feasted with the English colonists were far more sophisticated than you were taught in school | But that wasn’t enough to save them by Charles C. Mann for Smithsonian magazine.

Ditch the Lovefest and Learn the Real Story of the First Thanksgiving by Glenn Garvin for Reason.

The Silver Lining of Thanksgiving Past by Ian Welsh.

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One Response to “Thanksgiving and the Pilgrim story”

  1. shanoboy Says:

    The second link you shared is a review of a National Geographic mini-services called Saints & Strangers, that I’d never heard of. Sounds like a must watch. Thanks for sharing.


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