Thanksgiving is a story of betrayal, and this year America’s betrayed are fighting back [TWEETS]


The US holiday of Thanksgiving is when the descendants of European migrants celebrate the time when their starving pilgrim ancestors were saved by Native Americans. Current Native Americans have a different perspective on the holiday. One of betrayal. Of land grabs and injustices that were inflicted upon them by European settlers. And this year, that perspective is particularly important. Because at Standing Rock, indigenous Americans are once more standing up to an invasive, outside force. And their struggle has given rise to the hashtag #ThanksTaking.

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