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History of Thanksgiving in America

n 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. 1,500 more words


Unthanksgiving Day & National Day of Mourning: Every 4th THU of NOV

Unthanksgiving Day

Unthanksgiving Day (or Un-Thanksgiving Day), also known as The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremony, is an event held on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay to honor the indigenous peoples of the Americas and promote their rights. 1,723 more words

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Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving Every Year?


There is an enormous amount of misinformation about the origins of the Thanksgiving holiday as we celebrate it today — including when, how and why it became a tradition in the United States. 353 more words

Break the Cycle of Genocide this Thanksgiving

Just a few weeks ago, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou made the following suggestion to President Barack Obama: Rather than following the White House tradition of “pardoning” a turkey destined for a thanksgiving dinner table, he should extend that courtesy instead to some of the thousands of human beings caged up in America’s federal prisons. 4,213 more words

National Day of Mourning honours workers who died or were injured on the job

A minute of silence will be observed around the province today to honour the workers who lost their lives or were injured in the workplace. 232 more words


OFL accuses WSIB of covering up 1,150 deaths

TORONTO – The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is accusing the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) of covering up 1,150 work-related fatalities over a nine-year period. 249 more words