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Thanksgiving has a different meaning for some Native Americans

24.11.17

Thanksgiving has a different meaning for some Native Americans: [, Record Searchlight] “We look at it as a day of the village,” said Rod Lindsay, a former Shasta Lake mayor and the executive director of the Local Indians For Education, Inc. “I call it a gathering. It’s a good day.”

The 73-year-old Lindsay, a member of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk American Indians, has long been a community activist, promoting American Indian culture and multiculturalism.

And, he said, Thanksgiving is a spiritual�day for him filled with food, family unity, blessings and remembering his ancestors.


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