honoring the natives

I am grateful that people are with their families today... 
 but i'm not grateful for the suppression and genocide of the native americans.

Every schoolchild in the U.S. has been taught that the Pilgrims of the Plymouth Colony invited the local Indians to a major harvest feast after surviving their first bitter year in New England. But the real history of Thanksgiving is a story of the murder of indigenous people and the theft of their land by European colonialists–and of the ruthless ways of capitalism. Native Blood: The Myth of Thanksgiving

A Map of Destruction: How Europeans Stole Native Land