Revisionist American history paints a picture of settlers and the Wampanoag people harmoniously sharing a meal at the first Thanksgiving. Dennis Zotigh, a Kiowa, Santee Dakota and Ohkay Owingeh Indian who works at the National Museum of the American Indian, discusses the legend of Thanksgiving from a different perspective. Because American Indian spirituality is deeply connected to nature, indigenous people may have made themselves vulnerable by sharing their knowledge of the land with settlers.

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