history of thanksgiving


Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Thanksgiving, and Don Juan de Oñate

By Delfin Carbonell Basset, Voxxi Daniel Boone is an American legend. Don Juan de Oñate is an unknown native-born Explorador. Why the difference? Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) says in his Heroes, Hero Worship and the Heroic in History, 1841: …Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Our Pre-Mayflower Thanksgivings

By Miguel Perez, Hidden Hispanic Heritage For Latino immigrants, no other American holiday is more precious than Thanksgiving. “El dia de accion de gracias,” as we know it in Spanish, is a welcomed opportunity to reflect on...