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Vincent Schilling Posts ‘6 Myths About Happy Thanksgiving’ & Natives

VIDEO: ICTMN’s Vincent Schilling Posts ‘6 Myths About Happy Thanksgiving’ & Natives

Vincent Schilling
11/24/16

In 1621, settlers sat with 90 Wampanoag Indians for what many historians incorrectly call the first Thanksgiving. The true Thanksgiving sadly commemorates the massacre of over 400 Pequot men, women and children in 1636 after the Pequot were blamed for a man found murdered in his boat.

Related: 6 Thanksgiving Myths, Share Them With Someone You Know

Here is the video: 6 Myths about “Happy Thanksgiving” & Native Americans

 

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