The Forgotten Lesson of Thanksgiving

The Forgotten Lesson of Thanksgiving

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 430 , Segment 1

Episode: Tribal Resilience, Thanksgiving Tips, NYT Food's Sam Sifton

  • Nov 23, 2016 10:00 pm
  • 21:06 mins

Guest: Michalyn Steele, Professor of Law, BYU The story of the Pilgrims graciously inviting the Indians to share their feast at the first Thanksgiving is more fiction than fact. The lessons school children draw from reenacting that story are about unity and gratitude. But in donning buckled boots or feathered headdresses, they’re learning a lesson that disappoints Michalyn Steele.

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