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For Native Americans, Thanksgiving Can Be a Mixed Blessing

Washington, D.C.  Growing up, attorney Anita Shifflett celebrated Thanksgiving in the same way as most other Americans, by getting together with relatives to enjoy a hearty meal. “Thanksgiving meant family,” said Shifflett, a card-carrying member of the Native American Lumby tribe. “You had to go home for Thanksgiving. You had to go back to the […]

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Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found – in Small Town New Jersey!

Freehold, N.J. Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting each year with the South Asian Performing Arts Festival and the South Asian Literary Festival, I have had my share of Indian food… Imagine my surprise this week when I discovered […]

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Thanksgiving Ritual: Little Things that Really Mattered to Me

By Susan Ford Collins. New York, N.Y.  In our family, Thanksgiving is about much more than just food. Oh yes, every year I make homemade cranberry sauce, a huge turkey filled with rice-stuffing and roasted with onions, mushrooms and carrots till golden brown, along with neatly trimmed broccoli “trees” for the kids, and a mouth-watering […]

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Thanksgiving: Beautiful Japanese Grandmother and Her Cat

Chiba, Japan.  When I studied at Waseda University, Tokyo, in the 1980’s I lived with a family in Chiba Prefecture and commuted into the city.  All around our suburban home were the original farms such as shown in this beautiful story below.  My grandmothers, Irene Dudley Simpson Alleman and Agnes Foote Luce, are long gone […]

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