Talk To NPR: Teaching Thanksgiving In Schools In many places, students dress up as Pilgrims and Indians to learn the familiar story of the first Thanksgiving. If you're a teacher in the United States, how are you teaching Thanksgiving this year?
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Teachers, Tell Us How You Teach Thanksgiving

A teacher hangs up a brightly colored paper turkey painted by her students in 2007 in Corpus, Christi, Texas. Michael Zamora/AP hide caption

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A teacher hangs up a brightly colored paper turkey painted by her students in 2007 in Corpus, Christi, Texas.

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Many of us have celebrated Thanksgiving by dressing as Pilgrims and Indians and sharing a potluck at school.

But holidays like Thanksgiving and Columbus Day can be fraught for many Native Americans. And celebrations can perpetuate historical inaccuracies and stereotypes.

NPR is interested in hearing from teachers in the United States about how they teach Thanksgiving in 2019.

Has the way you've talked about the holiday changed over the years? If so, how?

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