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For some Indigenous Americans, today is not about giving thanks. It's their National Day of Mourning

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Indigenous activists outside of the White House in 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
For many Americans, Thanksgiving is about food, family, and saying what you're grateful for.
However, for Indigenous Peoples, it's a day to gather to reflect on their heritage and past treatment of ancestors.
Recognized as The National Day of Mourning, the event has been held every November since 1970.
Right now, as families across the country have gathered to cook, catch up, and remember what they're thankful for, members from the Indigenous community have gathered by the statue of Wampanoag chief Massasoit...
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