Let’s Talk Turkey

There is a cultural narrative about the First Thanksgiving that the United States retells on the third Thursday of November each year. However, humans have gathered for harvest celebrations and feasts of gratitude since long before colonists shared a meal with Wampanoag people in Plimoth, and our reasons for continuing the tradition of a national Thanksgiving celebration four hundred years later are many and varied. Our understanding of what happened at that particular meal has grown more complex as we listen to how different people tell that story. What is the history of your Thanksgiving traditions? 

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