Tommy Orange is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma. He teaches at the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. His novel “There There” is scheduled be published in 2018.
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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Is a Tradition. It's Also a Lie
The first Thanksgiving I remember, I was in the second grade. I didn’t know my teacher had asked my dad to come talk to the class. When he walked in, I was embarrassed to see him there. He said that white people came and didn’t know how to survive on this land, so we helped them out, then...