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What Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving? The Wampanoag Side of the Tale

Gale Courey Toensing Indian Country Today Media Network
It was Abraham Lincoln who used the theme of Pilgrims and Indians eating happily together. He was trying to calm things down during the Civil War when people were divided. It was like a nice unity story. So what really happened? We made a treaty. They couldn't make a treaty for a boatload of people so they made a treaty between two nations - England and the Wampanoag Nation.


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