• James W. Loewen (right) speaking to a standing room only audience at the 2011 National Council for the Social Studies Conference

    The Truth About the First Thanksgiving

    Origin myths do not come cheaply. To glorify the Pilgrims is dangerous. The genial omissions and false details our texts use to retail the Pilgrim legend promote Anglocentrism, which only handicaps us when dealing with all those whose culture is not Anglo.