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A large number of Americans mourned on Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday in Plymouth, Massachusetts, to remember the Native Americans who were massacred after white settlers from Europe arrived there in the 17th century.A large number of Americans mourned on Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday in Plymouth, Massachusetts, to remember the Native Americans who were massacred after white settlers from Europe arrived there in the 17th century

Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:26AM GMT

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A large number of Americans mourned on Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday in Plymouth, Massachusetts, to remember the Native Americans who were massacred after white settlers from Europe arrived there in the 17th century.

The event, dubbed the National Day of Mourning, has been held annually on Thanksgiving to honor the Native Americans who died due to the European invasion, and to expose the bloody history behind the November holiday.

Started in 1970 by a protest group led by Frank “Wamsutta” James, the National Day of Mourning highlights the horrific story behind Thanksgiving as well as the modern issues facing Native Americans today, organizers say.

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