Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 687 , Segment 5

Episode: North Korea, Yemen, Hurricanes, Saving India's Animals

  • Nov 22, 2017
  • 21:23 mins

Guest: Meredith Lam, Native American specialist and Title VI Coordinator, Provo School District The traditional Thanksgiving story of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians feasting together in peace and friendship is mostly myth, and glosses over the history of America’s first residents being killed and displaced by the colonists. To help set the record straight, US presidents dating back to George H.W. Bush have declared November Native American Heritage Month. It’s a chance to consider the culture and contribution Native Americans have made to this country.

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