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When Cristopher Columbus arrived in 1492, it's estimated that 5 million to 15 million people lived in North America.

The number declined sharply to fewer than 238,000 by the late 19th century. #genocide #ThanksgivingDay
Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas but Leif Erickson first landed on Canadian shores almost 500 years before Columbus arrived in the Bahamas.

Erickson was converted to Christianity by King Olaf I in what is now Norway.
Columbus Day is a national embarrassment for the US.

No country should ever celebrate genocide.

Christopher Columbus is a man who created disposition and genocide of millions of Natives in America.
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1. “The narrative around #Thanksgiving today ignores our history”

The story of America is incomplete without understanding the genocide of Indigenous populations

It is a day of national mourning #ThanksgivingDay #Thanksgiving2021 #NationalDayOfMourning
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2. “To me, #Thanksgiving is a reminder of our resistance as Indigenous People navigating this settler society that continuously tries to erase & destroy us, yet we are still here.”

#MUSTREAD 2018 essay by @lilnativeboy
#ThanksgivingDay #Thanksgiving2021
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3/. For Indigenous Americans, #Thanksgiving = a #dayofmourning

For other Americans, #ThanksgivingDay = a day to start along the road of redemption

Redemption requires:
🌻Acknowledgment
🌻Contrition
🌻Penance (i.e. making amends)

At COP26 this man took two steps along this path
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#BREAKING:Legit question--Is there anybody who watched #Trump's #ThanksgivingDay presser who came out not worried about his mental health? I'm not being facetious here. Shouldn't we be more worried about that given #MaryTrump's warnings?

#TheResistance
Seriously folks, what if we're sitting here waiting on someone to concede, when the guy we're waiting on has totally LOST IT? Aren't we the CRAZY ones?

#TheResistance #Thanksgiving2020 #FridayThoughts #FBRParty
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Anyone else need a #ThanksgivingDay free of politics?

I’m tweeting out bad turkey day jokes! Follow along as I keep adding to the thread.
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