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The Gruesome History Behind Thanksgiving

In the novel "There There" (2018) Cheyenne and Arapaho author Tommy Orange references the history of Thanksgiving in the prologue of his novel. This project will focus on the Pequot massacre, including what happened the day of the massacre, who was involved, how it became to be Thanksgiving as we know it, and how the holiday is portrayed in history classes in America today.

Gwyneth Smith '24