The besieged water protectors at Standing Rock are marking a dissonant Thanksgiving - aka Thankstaking/ Day of Mourning - full of bitter ironies. As most Americans go about their gluttonous business, the Sioux and their supporters mourn their losses, vow defiance, confront brutal riot police and yet see growing support, including a holiday meal served by a Barbarella-led delegation. "If you're having trouble with the thanks," advised one supporter, "focus on the giving."
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