1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

People, Identity & Culture
Catherine O'Neill Grace
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National Geographic Society
People, Identity & Culture

Countering the prevailing, traditional story of the first Thanksgiving, with its black-hatted, silver-buckled Pilgrims; blanket-clad, be-feathered Indians; cranberry sauce; pumpkin pie and turkey, this lushly illustrated photo-essay presents a more measured, balanced and historically accurate version of the three-day harvest celebration in 1621.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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