Native American Thanksgiving protest draws thousands with virtual event
National Native American Heritage Day on the day after Thanksgiving honors American Indians across the nation. The day celebrates Native Americans' vibrant cultures, traditions and heritage while recognizing the many contributions they have made.
November is Native American Heritage Month, and the Friday after Thanksgiving is Native American Heritage Day.
The United American Indians of New England is holding the 50th #NationalDayofMourning today in Plymouth, Mass., where pilgrims landed. Thanksgiving is "a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people, the theft of Native lands & the relentless assault on Native culture."
"The true story behind Thanksigiving was, after every killing of a whole village, these European settlers celebrated it." Do YOU know the truth about Thanksgiving? Watch as six Native American girls explain the real history behind the holiday.
This Thanksgiving, as families across the country sit down to share a meal, Native American women are speaking out to share the history behind the holiday.