The George Washington University Student Association despatched an electronic mail to college students on Monday stating that “Thanksgiving day is a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people.”

The electronic mail was despatched as a part of a weekly e-newsletter from the coed affiliation, and states that for a lot of throughout the campus group, Thanksgiving day “is a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people.”

“Although we recognize the importance of giving thanks and spending time with family and friends, we must also recognize that Thanksgiving for many in our community is a day of mourning,” the e-mail states.

Additionally, the coed affiliation states within the electronic mail that Thanksgiving day is a reminder of “the relentless assault on Native culture.”

THANKSGIVING ‘MYTH’? UNIVERSITIES ASK WHETHER AMERICANS SHOULD ‘RECONSIDER’ HOLIDAY AS ‘DAY OF MOURNING’

A liberal website urged Americans to eat vegan turkey alternatives on Thanksgiving. 

A liberal web site urged Americans to eat vegan turkey options on Thanksgiving. 
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“Thanksgiving day is a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people, the theft of Native lands, and the relentless assault on Native culture. It is vital to acknowledge the integral role Native Americans played in founding both this nation and the land that GW is built upon,” the e-mail continues.

George Washington University is not the one one criticizing the Thanksgiving vacation.

The George Washington University Student Association didn’t reply to a request for remark from Fox News.

Washington DC, USA - December 28, 2017: George Washington University Center with sign, entrance, red brick building in evening, holiday winter decorations, lights

Washington DC, USA – December 28, 2017: George Washington University Center with signal, entrance, purple brick constructing in night, vacation winter decorations, lights

The alumni associations of the University of Maryland, Florida Gulf Coast University, Washington State University, Hiram College in Ohio and California State University, Long Beach participated in an occasion asking whether or not Americans ought to “reconsider” the Thanksgiving vacation.

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“Starting in 1970, many Americans, led by Indigenous protesters, believed that Thanksgiving should be rededicated as a National Day of Mourning to reflect the centuries-long displacement and persecution of Native Americans. The recent shift from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day reflects a changing national mood,” the occasion description states. “Should Americans reconsider Thanksgiving when wrestling with our country’s complicated past?”

Elegant Thanksgiving Dinner

Elegant Thanksgiving Dinner
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The occasion’s speaker, Peter C. Mancall, a professor on the University of Southern California, informed Fox News that his aim for the occasion is to “explain the context for events and offer insights about how to interpret the existing evidence.”

“I respect my audience’s ability to draw their own conclusions about the material,” he mentioned.