Remembering the first Thanksgiving; Offering Advice to Immigrants

By Sayrah Namasté Although we picture families feasting together around the dinner table, Thanksgiving Day was first proclaimed in 1637 by the governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony to commemorate the “wiping out of the Pequot people,” a massacre of more than 700 indigenous men, women and children. From 6:45-7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, the

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