Monday, November 21, 2016
On November 24 of this year millions of people in the US will sit down to the feast of Thanksgiving. Seemingly there is nothing more all- American than this holiday which has its roots in the Pilgrims' harvest celebration. Yet, we owe a debt to Colonial Mexico for this celebration and for the Pilgrims' very survival in their new land.
I wrote about this topic last year, so if you missed it and would like to learn about Colonial Mexico's very serendipitous role in the first Thanksgiving, please click on this link: http://colonialmexicoinsideandout.blogspot.com/2015/12/colonial-spain-and-first-thanksgiving.html