Thanksgiving to ‘Redskins’ – Dispelling American Myths That Hide Native Genocide

Thanksgiving to ‘Redskins’ – Dispelling American Myths That Hide Native Genocide

Each November, Americans celebrate a mythical version of U.S. history. Thanksgiving Day’s portrayal of the experience of Native Americans under the boot of settler-colonialism is one of the Empire’s most cherished falsehoods.

To hear about the true story of native peoples’ plight – from genocide to reeducation – Abby Martin interviews Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, renowned indigenous scholar and activist, about her most recent book “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.”

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