The Thanksgiving holiday is a happy time for pretty much everyone, but that will change if the Seattle public school district gets its way. The District’s “director of Equity, Race & Learning Support”–there’s a position that you can tell, just from the title, should be eliminated–sent a letter to teachers urging them to instruct their students in the “myths” of Thanksgiving.
The “myths” are a means of teaching students, among other things, that the Pilgrims were “rigid fundamentalists” who “egregiously” stole Indian lands and “massacred” Indians. Here is the final “myth”:
Myth #11: Thanksgiving is a happy time.
Fact: For many Indian people,