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Sunday, December 13, 2020

#DecolonizingThanksgiving – Parenting for Liberation

#DecolonizingThanksgiving – Parenting for Liberation

On the heels of Thanksgiving (aka Thanks-taking), decolonizing this holiday means we tell the truth about the violence this country has inflicted towards indigenous peoples, while also standing in solidarity with and honoring the ongoing struggle for native sovereignty. 

As we prepare to gather in safe & virtual ways with family and friends, the conversation may come up about the history of Thanksgiving. As parents for liberation, we want to ensure we tell our little ones the truth about colonialism and other oppressions. We’re revisiting podcast Episode 14 “Colonialism and Other -Isms” featuring Professor Tiffany Lanoix for ways to break down complex topics in age-appropriate ways.