KEEPUNUMUK: Weeachumun’s Thanksgiving Story
By Danielle Greendeer, Anthony Perry and Alexis Bunten. 28 pgs. Hardcover.
A story of the first North American Thanksgiving (or Keepunumuk – the time of Harvest) told from a Native American perspective. Plants and animals play an active role (Weeachumun is Corn). This story emphasizes the need for gratitude and compassion. An appendix includes information about the Wampanoag tribes of Massachusetts, their storytelling tradition and harvest feasting. There is also a recipe for the Wampanoag dish Nasamp.
Full color illustrations and photographs.
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