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Thanksgiving from a NATIVE Perspective

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In this show we will be telling the story of Thanksgiving through Native eyes.  We will be having an in depth discussion about what the true Thanksgiving tradition was prior to the arrival of the Pilgrims and what is has become sense.  We will also spend some time discussing traditional Native American foods that have contributed so much to the "American" cuisine.

I will have guest Stephen A. Wilson Jr., the founder of TWW Inc., has dedicated his life to teaching and preserving the history of people of color.  . In learning about himself, Stephen did a Vision Quest with the Delaware Indians, with a sachem named Weyandaga, thus becoming Talks with Wolves. 

From 1993 – 2001, Stephen has been the sole proprietor of a cultural store - Talks with Wolves-Indigenous Art & Culture. The store is located in the unique and culturally rich neighborhood of Bedford Stuyvesant. Native American, African and Indonesian art, artifacts and clothing are sold in the store. Talks with Wolves also lectured on History/Traditions and Craft art programs for educational facilities (schools k –12/College and special education children, community centers and elder facilities.