Students will learn about today’s Wampanoag people, the same Native American tribe who interacted with the Pilgrims at Plymouth nearly 400 years ago. Students will also examine current issues in which Wampanoag tribes continue to fight for their ancestral homelands, preserve their Native language for future generations and discuss the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday. Wampanoag Native Americans, subjugation, Thanksgiving, Plymouth, colonization, Pilgrims, Day of Mourning, cultural preservation, diversity
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