We celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow. Below I list a couple interesting links talking about the history of the Thanksgiving holiday.
|Sheet music cover for a Thanksgiving hymn.
This article from Indian Country Today explains the first Thanksgiving:
What Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving? The Wampanoag Side of the Tale
I found this article through Wiconi International which is a Christian ministry organization that promotes spirituality among Native Americans. I suggest following them on Facebook for all sorts of good info.
Also, this article from USA Today is interesting and goes over the history of Lincoln’s and Roosevelt’s involvement:
Abraham Lincoln, Father of the Thanksgiving Holiday
Have a great Thanksgiving weekend!
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