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Ceremonies of Thanksgiving, sometimes bridging two cultures

Published 11/25/2010, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) / MCT

While some American Indians observe Thanksgiving by holding traditional spiritual ceremonies like the sweat lodge and powwows, others have no use for a holiday they see as a symbol of the destruction of the native way life. Still others choose to bridge the cultures, participating in Christian worship services as well as activities connected with their Indian heritage.

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