Wampanoag Thanksgiving

Wampanoag Thanksgiving

Constant Wonder

Pilgrim Liberty

Episode: Pilgrim Liberty

  • Nov 25, 2020 7:00 pm
  • 20:20 mins

Guest: David J. Silverman, Professor of History at George Washington University, and the author of "This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving" The Wampanoag tribe had a long history of dealing with Europeans before the Pilgrims, and the feast of Thanksgiving, we've come to know, is largely a myth. Making repairs to our misunderstandings of history can strengthen our collective American house.