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Aquinnah Wampanoags on the island of Martha's Vineyard turn their attention to gathering wild cranberries during Cranberry Thanksgiving. Tom Verde hide caption

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Thanksgiving is a year-round practice of giving thanks

Before the Pilgrims celebrated Thanksgiving, local Wampanoags and Indigenous people throughout North America, gathered to give thanks 13 times throughout the lunar, calendar year.

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The butterflies are back! Annual migration of monarchs shows highest numbers in years

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These 3 Thanksgiving recipes offer a stress-free menu for your holiday gathering

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Aquinnah Wampanoags on the island of Martha's Vineyard turn their attention to gathering wild cranberries during Cranberry Thanksgiving. Tom Verde hide caption

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Thanksgiving is a year-round practice of giving thanks

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