This Land Is Their Land
The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving. By David J. Silverman. 514 pgs. Softcover.
Historian David J. Silverman re-examines the events surrounding the settlement of Plymouth colony with a focus on the Wampanoag perspective. He points out the shifting alliances and cultural landscape that resulted in the decimation of the Natives who lived in what became Massachusetts. Economic, political and religious factors are considered in his treatment. He reveals why many modern Native people consider Thanksgiving a Day of Mourning.
Black & White photographs and illustrations.
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