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Slater Drost HIST 130 June 14, 2021 Thanksgiving Podcast This podcast was very interesting, I have always had a good attitude towards Thanksgiving although this made me think differently and how we should pay more respect to how the Native Americans were treated during this time. Native Americans often say Thanksgiving Day is a reminder of the killing of millions of Indigenous people along with a crazy amount of land and resources being taken from them. Such as the kidnapping for several Wampanoag men from Patuxet in 1614. These Native people would be taken to Cape Cod and sold as slaves in Spain. The Wampanoag Peoples had a long political history dealing with other Native Nations before the English arrived. The Wampanoag shared their land, food, and knowledge of the environment with the English. Without help from the Wampanoag, the English would not have had the successful harvest that led to the First Thanksgiving. However,

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