Happy Thanksgiving

I learned more about Thanksgiving here.

Nicholas C. Rossis

Even though Greece doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving, I went to an American school so the family and I sort of do — mostly because we love the idea of a day dedicated to gratitude. In that spirit, I am very grateful to all of you for your love and support all these years! And to all my American friends, I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

But what is the history behind the celebration of Thanksgiving? The Washington Post, Wikipedia, The Vintage News, and All That’s Interesting answer that question.

Thanksgiving | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books
A painting done in 1995 by Karen Rinaldo, of Falmouth, Mass., depicts what many Wampanoag tribal leaders and historians say is one of the few accurate portrayals of “The First Thanksgiving 1621” between the Wampanoags and the Pilgrims.
(Karen Rinaldo via The Washington Post)

People of the First Light

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17 thoughts on “Happy Thanksgiving”

  1. “History is written by victors” is a quote often attributed to Winston Churchill. Whether it was a phrase coined by him may be debatable, but what isn’t in dispute, is that history happened, both good and bad. All people like me ask, is that we try to learn from it – as long as it’s the truth as we know it and not the basis to support an ideology of the day. This link seems to get it right. Thanks for the link Pat.

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