Originally posted on [DC] {Lessoway}:

Thanksgiving I am thankful for many things in my life: My wife, family, friends, job, heath, where I live, my country, etc., etc. I really am.

This is what it is all about right? Right?

In America thanksgiving is about arriving in the new world and starting a new life. In Canada there are variety of things, it became an official holiday apparently because of some British king got better or something, and about the harvest, etc., etc.

But listen to the story of the aboriginal side of things.

In America, the aboriginal suffered greatly because of the European influx, bringing deceases that decimated their population, pushing, starving them out of their own land. No less than Genocide.

In Canada? Now working with a First Nation, I heard their side of Thanksgiving. Now of course they celebrate it as family and community. But their story: A village was getting larger…

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