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This land is their land : the Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the troubled history of Thanksgiving / David J. Silverman.

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  • ISBN: 9781632869241
  • Physical Description: x, 514 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

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Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story. In March 1621, when Plymouth's survival was hanging in the balance, the Wampanoag sachem (or chief), Ousamequin (Massasoit), and Plymouth's governor, John Carver, declared their people's friendship for each other and a commitment to mutual defense. Later that autumn, the English gathered their first successful harvest and lifted the specter of starvation. Ousamequin and 90 of his men then visited Plymouth for the "First Thanksgiving." The treaty remained operative until King Philip's War in 1675, when 50 years of uneasy peace between the two parties would come to an end. 400 years after that famous meal, historian David J. Silverman sheds profound new light on the events that led to the creation, and bloody dissolution, of this alliance. Focusing on the Wampanoag Indians, Silverman deepens the narrative to consider tensions that developed well before 1620 and lasted long after the devastating war-tracing the Wampanoags' ongoing struggle for self-determination up to this very day. -- Amazon.
Subject: Wampanoag Indians > History > 17th century.
Massachusetts > History > New Plymouth, 1620-1691.
Massachusetts > Race relations > History.
Thanksgiving Day > History.
Indians of North America > First contact with Europeans > Massachusetts.

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