Thanksgiving: Do we celebrate? Do we atone?
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Thanksgiving: Do we celebrate? Do we atone?

In a recent blog post, the Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming asks: “As we approach Thanksgiving, the question arises – Do we celebrate? Do we atone? … The upcoming holiday centers on giving thanks, on gratitude, on abundant harvest – such a beautiful tradition. Yet, the holiday is also built upon the deaths of as many as 30 million native people and the appropriation of native foods…” <read the full reflection here>

 

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