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Staff Editorial: The true history of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving has been portrayed as a celebration of peace and cooperation between the Native Americans and white settlers, but is that perspective honest? In recent years, many publications have begun...

First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving’s sad facts

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor November 30, 2018

The story told about Thanksgiving in most American schools is quite idyllic. Native Americans and Pilgrims gathered to celebrate overcoming their mutual hardships by partaking in a lively harvest festival...

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Professors discuss celebration of history at panel

Derek Nguyen, Staff Writer September 22, 2017

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Guilford College hosted a panel entitled “Race, Commemoration, and Politics of the Past,” which focused on the differences between honoring the past and being aware of what...

Racism towards Canada’s First Nations Increases

Beatriz Caldas, Staff Writer February 13, 2015

On Jan. 22, the Canadian magazine Maclean’s published an article about the murder of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. What most people do not know, however, is that this case is just the tip of an iceberg....

Let’s empower Native Americans

Brent Eisenbarth, Staff Writer September 20, 2013

During the Great Depression, the unemployment rate was 29.4 percent. Today, the unemployment rate for urban Native Americans is 52 percent. And this is the low end of the spectrum. According to an...

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