The truth brings great discomfort and denial from those who were taught that Thanksgiving Day was all about benevolence, instead of the reality of the violence that was the cause for their celebration. The truth is out there for you to read, if you choose. We must make the telling of the truth the rule in childhood education instead of the fantasy history that is still taught to this day. – Red Remley
Primer on the Realities of Thanksgiving
“The first Thanksgiving Day did occur in the year 1637, but it was nothing like our Thanksgiving today. On that day the Massachusetts Colony Governor, John Winthrop, proclaimed such a “Thanksgiving” to celebrate the safe return of a band of heavily armed hunters, all colonial volunteers. They had just returned from their journey to what is now Mystic, Connecticut where they massacred 700 Pequot Indians. Seven hundred Indians – men, women and children – all murdered.” Richard Greener
THE SUPPRESSED SPEECH OFWAMSUTTA (FRANK B.) JAMES, WAMPANOAGTo have been delivered at Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1970ABOUT THE DOCUMENT:Three hundred fifty years after the Pilgrims began their invasion of the land of the Wampanoag, their “American” descendants planned an anniversary celebration.
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