Native Americans to Mourn on Thanksgiving: 'No Thanks, No Giving'

Native Americans to Mourn on Thanksgiving: 'No Thanks, No Giving'


Members of Native American tribes in New England are gathering where the Pilgrims originally settled to mourn Indigenous people “who’ve suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment,” the Associated Press (AP) reported Thursday.

The National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is supposed to bring attention to the “disease and oppression” European settlers brought with them, the article read.

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“We Native people have no reason to celebrate the arrival of the Pilgrims,” Kisha James, who is a member of the Aquinnah Wampanoag and Oglala Lakota tribes, stated.

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The outlet continued:

“We want to educate people so that they understand the stories we all learned in school

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