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Alger Greyeyes: A Song of Thanks

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Alger Greyeyes: A Song of Thanks

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This Thursday, around many dining tables across America, before enjoying a Thanksgiving feast, heads will bow as families and friends pause to give thanks for the bounty in their lives.

Alger Greyeyes, shown on the Navajo reservation in Arizona where he lives. Hal Cannon/Western Folklife Center hide caption

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As part of "What's in a Song," an occasional series from the Western Folklife Center, we hear from Alger Greyeyes. He lives on the Navajo reservation in Arizona, and he offers a reminder of the beauty of food and the meaning of a bounty from the earth.