What is it?
Here is a YouTube video by MTV Decoded that I possibly saw last year called Everything You Know About Thanksgiving Is Wrong | Decoded | MTV News:
What is it about?
This is how MTV Decoded describes this video:
Decoded now on #MTV!
Thanksgiving is a great holiday, but the whole story we’re taught in school about Pilgrims and Native Americans is basically, just WRONG.
Everything from the Native Americans and Pilgrims being best friends, to the outfits the Pilgrims actually wore, down to even the eating Turkey is based on loose half-truths and propaganda.
So join Franchesca as she serves up some Thruthsgiving!
Mom: Esther Friedman
Aunt: Greer Morison
Grandpa: Philip Smith
Teen: Sholntay Taylor @SholantyTaylor
Dad: Anthony Aroya
Director: Karrie Crouse
Producer: Andrew Kornhaber
Written By: Jon Gutierrez
DP: Eric Browse
Gaffer: Steven Latta
Art Director: Emmeline Wilkes
Art Assistant: Heather Yancey
Sound: Mike Snyder
HMU: Fatima Butler
PA: Emily Thielen
Wampanog & Pilgrims Were Political Allies, Not Friends
The Pilgrims Didn’t Necessarily Invite the Indians
Squanto Didn’t Learn English to Help the Pilgrims
It Wasn’t a Yearly Event
The Food was Much Different
The Pilgrims Didn’t Land on Plymouth Rock
Pilgrim Fashion Was Much More Colorful Than We Are Taught
Full History of Early Settlement:
Further Reading about Thanksgiving History:
- John Jr