The Untold TRUE Story Of Thanksgiving In America

  • Published on Nov 21, 2018
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  • Kendall Rae
    Kendall Rae  6 months ago +282

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    • Kara Franklin
      Kara Franklin 4 months ago

      Kendall, could you possibly look into going a video on a missing teen from Murfreesboro, Tennessee? His name is Devin Bond and was last seen March 2017. He has vanished. I think your channel will help get his story out to more people and hopefully find some answers. Since you also do unsolved mystery videos this may be something you're interested in. His mother runs a Facebook page named "Bring Devin Home" and she would be more than happy to give every detail she can. My heartbreaks for his family & I hope they can find closer on his disappearance but I think more exposure it what his story needs.

    • Amanda Shelton
      Amanda Shelton 4 months ago

      By the way I think your family are beautiful people. You and your husband are awesome people. It's very nice to see you guys doing videos together. I can tell you guys love each other very much. I have a love too he is the awesome to my sauce. Hehehe! ☺️ It feels good to know I am not going through this life alone.

    • unoriginal_ recluse
      unoriginal_ recluse 5 months ago

      I love your history lessons, pleas do more

  • Valeria Reyes
    Valeria Reyes 13 days ago

    Native Americans were colonized by the English about 100 years after Mexico was colonized by the Spanish. WE FEEL YOUR PAIN. But for real tho, this story is really similar to what happened with the Aztecs and the Spanish.

  • Kassidie Peah
    Kassidie Peah 17 days ago +1

    Thankfully, in 5th grade, my history teacher told us the age appropriate truth even though it was not apart of the textbook.

  • shahad alsanea
    shahad alsanea 23 days ago +1

    And Americans still celebrate this tragic !???? The audacity

  • andwhataboutit
    andwhataboutit 26 days ago

    omg i love that you use your platfrom well, cant say the same to the rest of the youtubers

  • Bee Blades
    Bee Blades Month ago +1

    This story is so sad

  • xo Rock
    xo Rock Month ago +1

    Why do I feel like the American schools don't teach em this but the national ones teach em this like I have knew all this since like middle school what?

  • Madmeagan
    Madmeagan Month ago

    I love how you referred to the pilgrims as homies! Lol

  • Graciana Vasquez
    Graciana Vasquez Month ago

    9 F-Bombs In 14 Minutes😂( In The First 10 Minutes)

  • Vanisha Singh
    Vanisha Singh Month ago

    It is so horrifying that history is so much manipulated

  • Daniela H.
    Daniela H. Month ago +1

    Yeah no I already don't celebrate Thanksgiving

  • Um Yusr
    Um Yusr Month ago +1

    I am from Yemen and I remember studying this in history class.
    Can't believe there are Americans who didn't know it.
    It's a heart breaking story.
    Yet it is still repeated one way or the other against Muslims wherever Americans will put their foot in.

  • Mia Diguiseppe
    Mia Diguiseppe Month ago +1

    Damn I’m a damn American I never knew this. How terrible damn

  • Angelique Fisher
    Angelique Fisher Month ago +3

    🤦🏽‍♀️ history is like my favorite subject but this shit breaks my heart EVERY TIME ugh.

  • Rosanita L
    Rosanita L 2 months ago +1

    Enlighten them women!

  • yuh yeet
    yuh yeet 2 months ago +1

    i live in plymouth lmao

  • Alyssa Bullard
    Alyssa Bullard 2 months ago +1

    Please do more videos like this!

  • J Smith
    J Smith 2 months ago +1

    I can't seem to find your video about the many native massacres of other natives.

  • stephanie turpen
    stephanie turpen 2 months ago +1

    Do people in other countries celebrate yearly conquering lands and murder of people

  • Camryn gabriel
    Camryn gabriel 2 months ago +2

    im native and my family refuses to celebrate thanksgiving or even decorate for thanksgiving and i didnt know what thanksgiving was until i was 8 and i never understood why until THIS video i now i honestly dont know how to react skskskks

  • AnnaClaire Brink
    AnnaClaire Brink 2 months ago +1

    Why did I learn both in school? 😂

  • alexandra cruzclaudio
    alexandra cruzclaudio 2 months ago +1

    And trumps followers think that they are the original Americans

  • Delaney McCarthy
    Delaney McCarthy 2 months ago +3

    When did Kendall become my social study’s teacher 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🥰🥰🥰🥰☺️☺️💕💕💕

  • nikiwonho
    nikiwonho 2 months ago +1

    Just found out that a lot of American people don't know this o_O
    I think that a lot of countries (including mine) outside America learn about the truth in history class

  • kimberly buck
    kimberly buck 2 months ago +1

    I never knew any of this wow

  • Adz 1
    Adz 1 3 months ago +1

    Typical ey? British going around and fucking up other people’s lands and invading. Yet they have the audacity to try ban immigrants.

  • Olivia Avalle
    Olivia Avalle 3 months ago +1

    Told my teacher this and she was actually surprised.

  • Jozalyn Kempf
    Jozalyn Kempf 3 months ago

    I had a teacher who went more in depth, but still not this far.

  • Alexia Harpham
    Alexia Harpham 3 months ago +1

    It’s refreshing to see a white girl who is actually educated on this sort of thing. I am Choctaw native, and for years I have had to sit through incorrect, selective history lessons in school. So much of our history has been whitewashed and forgotten about. We are such a small minority that it is nearly impossible to get the truth out. Last year I was given a referral for telling a teacher that her account of thanksgiving was missing some very important details. I just wish that more people with a platform like yourself would speak out.

  • Cobalt Pie
    Cobalt Pie 3 months ago +1

    Thank you for that video

  • Peregrination
    Peregrination 3 months ago +1

    Sometimes I think the greatest sense of camaraderie with American adults that don't mind learning here and there is the infinite progression of being aware of all the history that probably should've been in the mandatory school curriculum or were heavily distorted. Christopher Columbus and Thanksgiving are just the beginning.
    1/64th Cherokee. I thought it was cool that we had evidence to back up the family story that was had some native heritage, then disappointed that it was such a low percentage. And she was a slave woman that became an unofficial wife (I guess there was no legal marriage between white and natives at the time?).

  • Storm V. Petawanick
    Storm V. Petawanick 3 months ago +1

    U should make a video about aboriginal people in canada.. alot of us go missing here or end up in a river, most cases are not solved or “no foul play”
    females go missing and males get killed. theres a river in thunder bay ontario called “mclyntre river”.. alot of aboriginal people been pulled out of the river & saying we drowned. its mostly youth, but how can us aboriginal people drown when we were raised by a lake.. well most people know how to swim and only a few dont know how to swim. I live on a reservation called weagamow lake ontario.. theres only 2 ways we can go to town.. a plane or wait until winter to drive on the ice and go to town.

  • Cady Castle
    Cady Castle 3 months ago +1

    I'm assuming she ment 1637 and not 1937?....

  • Carrie Heron
    Carrie Heron 3 months ago +1

    Can you do a video on the missing Native American women in America and Canada.

  • Giuseppe Tarril
    Giuseppe Tarril 3 months ago +1

    Thanks giving sounds like a murder to me -Jay-Z

  • Niah J .
    Niah J . 3 months ago +1

    God Bless you & your family & everyone & everyone family , have an Blessed one everyone , may God protect over you all Amen 🙏🏾💞💗💛💜💓💝💙💚💖

  • Taylor Meeuse
    Taylor Meeuse 3 months ago +1

    I have a major in indigenous studies and I appreciate this so much. Sadly is was millions killed not thousands, most historians believe anywhere between 10- 30 million people across all of north America. Canada was even more horriable to the native and have been for years, it's very sad.

  • Abby Volleyball
    Abby Volleyball 3 months ago

    I'd like to just put out there that the Native Americans weren't all that innocent though. They enslaved and killed the pilgrims as well so....

  • dyingstraykid
    dyingstraykid 3 months ago


  • Shyan Vigil
    Shyan Vigil 3 months ago

    LOVE the video!!! most states actually don't learn anything about Native Americans... Even to this day, there are some tribes that are extinct due to the pilgrims. Thank you for shining some light Kendall! Got a big thumbs up and love from a fellow Native American :)

  • Pisces Marlene
    Pisces Marlene 3 months ago +1

    Imagine your children being murdered right before you 😭 I hate this so much! Thanksgiving is a huge holiday for my big ass Mexican family, the family time is very special to us. The FOUNDATION of this Holiday is DISGUSTING. I hate it so much 😭

  • Taetae Foodie
    Taetae Foodie 3 months ago +1

    Man pilgrims were assholes TF 🙄

  • Jon Cannoni
    Jon Cannoni 4 months ago +1

    love this. thank you for making great, informative material. never change

  • puppy cream
    puppy cream 4 months ago

    I never heard the first story she said I heard about the second one up until the slaying part

  • Taylor Walters
    Taylor Walters 4 months ago +1

    I like how we came here to be free to practice our religion, but later banned Native American traditions that related to their beliefs. Talk about hypocrisy.

  • Taylor Walters
    Taylor Walters 4 months ago +1

    America’s history is 90% shameful. Taking a US history course in college right now, & I’ve lost hope for humanity with the stuff we’ve done to innocent people just because they were different. I pray that we can become the “great” nation that we pretend to be but things are looking pretty fucked up right now.

  • S Rex
    S Rex 4 months ago +1

    Thank you for making this video.

  • BEMElody
    BEMElody 4 months ago +1


  • sweet lullaby
    sweet lullaby 4 months ago +2

    "you look like you're really fckin struggling have no idea what you're doing showed up here in winter..and you're crazy amounts" 🤣🤣🤣 choked on my coffee

  • Jo Ch.
    Jo Ch. 4 months ago +1

    A white girl who recognizes her people's history and is aware that the US is stolen land.. ? Girl, you have ALL my respect 👏🏼
    Its really sad that the majority of White people pranced around with their trump hats, complaining about immigrants, when THEIR ANCESTORS ARE IMMIGRANTS TOO.
    How are y'all white individuals & you're not even aware of YOUR OWN history & background.
    My point is, let's educate ourselves first, before doing or saying anything about others.

  • jazmine johnson
    jazmine johnson 4 months ago +1


  • Nikki Nicole
    Nikki Nicole 4 months ago

    The victors always get to tell the story 90% of history is bullshit

  • Ella Boehme
    Ella Boehme 4 months ago +1

    One of your best videos you've ever done for sure! I'm so tired of white people erasing the horrible history of what their ancestors did to Native Americans, and how unfairly they are still being treated today. I'm absolutely living for the exposure of this topic. Even though I do personally celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of simply giving thanks, being grateful for what I have, and spending time with family, I definitely think the history should be more well known. Love you Kendall!

  • Vanessa .R
    Vanessa .R 4 months ago +1

    I feel so dumb for not knowing this and believing that what happened when thanksgiving was created, but know I found out the truth I’m truly dumb for not knowing it.

  • Aristine Omega
    Aristine Omega 4 months ago +1

    by the time i got to the junior year of high school this is the true story we learned. maybe because it was AP US History but i assumed everyone learned this by high school

  • Reggie G
    Reggie G 4 months ago

    can’t believe that I’m from the states and kids in Europe were taught the real story!!!!! guess the govt really loves covering stuff up :) live laugh love America !!!!!

  • Chamaley Nickey
    Chamaley Nickey 4 months ago

    I’m Native American (Mississippi, Choctaw), & our family doesn’t celebrate thanksgiving. It’s just another day for us!

  • Sydney Volpe
    Sydney Volpe 4 months ago

    I live in the town next to Plymouth so this was really interesting to me! love your videos!

  • A. Olguin Mota
    A. Olguin Mota 4 months ago

    I feel sick . Like I feel like vomiting. But it is important to know what really happened. Like I knew it was bad but this is disgusting.

  • Doug Schoonmaker
    Doug Schoonmaker 4 months ago

    My family was one of the first pilgrimages and so this video was very interesting for me

  • Yeldie Dandeneau
    Yeldie Dandeneau 4 months ago

    I refuse to celebrate Thanksgiving on this principal. Thank you for this video.
    I wrote a book and when Thanksgiving comes around, my characters also boycott it. I've been trying to educate about this for a while. I'd rather have it as a day of mourning and remembrance though I do spend time with family. We have quesadillas though. It's just dinner.

  • John W
    John W 4 months ago

    The pilgrims can best be compared to Kim Davis. Their definition of religious persecution was the inability to persecute others.

  • Tabea Celine
    Tabea Celine 4 months ago

    My family and I come from Germany and we live in the United States. I grew up in school being taught how wonderful Christopher Columbus was and that Thanksgiving is this wonderful holiday. They always left out the truth on what Americans really did. They slaughtered so many Native Americans but textbooks leave that out. When it came to other issues like the Nazis they always made sure we knew about all of it. But when it comes to American history we are only taught the good stuff. It makes Americans look good and every other nation look bad. It's a shame because there's so much more German history we aren't taught. Classrooms should start teaching the truth, not making other nations look terrible just so they can look like the heroes. Thank you making this video and talking about the truth.

  • scorpion at last
    scorpion at last 4 months ago

    "Their feast was lit"

  • Hannah Baker
    Hannah Baker 4 months ago

    Yesss thank you for this video! Schools should be teaching the truth so we can learn from our mistakes. As someone who loves in South Dakota and is moving to Wyoming I have a lot of native American friends who greatly appreciate people who see the injustice.

  • sourav kashyap
    sourav kashyap 4 months ago

    amazing video.... also - .can u make videos on how winston churchill killed 3 million indians during world War 1

  • Ella The leech
    Ella The leech 4 months ago

    I was actually taught the true story in school.

  • Jenny Dixon
    Jenny Dixon 4 months ago

    This is very simular to how the modern Jamaica came to be. They were originally the Arowak Indians not black people, they were killed off with disease brought to them by the white man once the Arowaks were all gone they then began shipping in African, Indians (middle easterns) and Chinese as slaves making them work on the plantations which is why Jamaicans and other Caribbean countries are mostly black people due to the slave trade.

  • Amanda Shelton
    Amanda Shelton 4 months ago

    Sick people started our government. That's why it's so divided. These people are who started the great divide between cultures here in the USA. I am more than 85% Native American and 45% Navajo the rest is German, Welsh and French from my mother's side. There is a movie based off my father's family's struggle as well as other families through the dust bowl. There is an exhibit here in my home town museum Knots, that tells the story of my grandad and how my family survived the dust bowl and the other families who struggled as well. I am very proud of my heritage. Also the movie Grapes Of Wrath is based off my grandpa and my family and all other families who struggled through the dust bowl. It's a great movie. I remember when the casting crew came over to my grandparents house to interview my grandpa for the movie. I was a kid barely 9 year's old. I sat in my grandpa's lap through half of the interview. ☺️😊

  • Dean Sacca
    Dean Sacca 4 months ago

    Where you there? How do you know all these stories are true? What sources do you rely upon? I think the truth is somewhere in the middle. I see young "progressives" like you conveniently leaving out facts that destroy your narrative all the time. The Indians (some tribes) where just as vicious (to whites and themselves) as any "evil white men" that you tend to target.

  • Mackenzie Burton
    Mackenzie Burton 4 months ago

    I'm confused on why Canadian celebrate thanksgiving in a different month? Do they celebrate thanksgiving for the same reason as Americans or do they celebrate it for a different reason? And if it's the same reason then why a different month? Why not the same day.

  • Maria Weiss
    Maria Weiss 4 months ago

    Amanda Webster was brutally murdered in Oklahoma by a white man and he was found not guilty! All we want is the word to spread and for Amanda to get justice!

  • Cpn. Beartato
    Cpn. Beartato 4 months ago

    Disgusting......sweet sacrifice....listening to this makes me glad my great grandmother wasnt born so far back but i feel so sad for her ancestors and mine. I do not celebrate Thanksgiving, i will never and choose to be thankful my family survived this and I am here. I am trying right now to get in contact with as many family members i can from my Greatgrandmothers side, something that has been so muddled and lost with her as she is gone. This made me feel intense loss hearing this all over. My History teacher kept it real and she told us about these details and i am thankful to her. Some details you said though...ugh. My children will known the truth and will know who they are, every part and to live for the future with them in mind not in the past with anger and not in the past and take care of the land as ive been taught. Nothing is better than showing we can move forward through the pain of anything.

  • Kierra Garrett
    Kierra Garrett 4 months ago

    When my son starts school, I'll have to re teach him the tru the meaning of history. Ugh🤦‍♀️

  • Lynsea Montanari
    Lynsea Montanari 4 months ago

    Love what she had to say I am a member of the Narragansett tribe a cultural educator an activist I think the history is so important to be shared. the one thing that was not mentioned that I always think is so funny is the fact that the green corn Thanksgiving is actually one of 13 thanksgivings that many local tribes celebrated annually and predated colonial contact...

  • Amanda Lynn
    Amanda Lynn 4 months ago

    So fucked.

  • Baby Dragon
    Baby Dragon 4 months ago

    Girl, I'm so glad to see how pissed u are cuz when I learned the truth yrs ago, I flipped out and won't celebrate thanksgiving anymore. *EDIT* 9:45 The word Mohawk came from this because of how it was done. They would slice the scalp off down the middle.

  • Scarlett Denison
    Scarlett Denison 4 months ago

    like white people were so messed up.

  • Scarlett Denison
    Scarlett Denison 4 months ago

    my mom hates thanksgiving

  • Meredith Jemola
    Meredith Jemola 4 months ago

    Yeah white man fucking sucks

  • King Makerson
    King Makerson 4 months ago

    I love your honesty and enlightenment

  • Danika Larsen
    Danika Larsen 4 months ago +1

    Divide and conquer. It’s the way the world works. Get the fuck over it. Only the betas complain. The word slave comes from the slavics. Bet ya can’t guess who they were slaves for?? Yup Africans Spanish and Muslims. U don’t hear us white people complaining

  • emily xo
    emily xo 4 months ago

    I actually learned this TRUE side of this Thanksgiving history, but I do thank you for teaching this to everybody who didn't know! 💞
    (Well except I was never taught about the fires and yeah... YIKES!)

  • i d k
    i d k 5 months ago

    Oglala sioux 😊

  • got_all_them_jams
    got_all_them_jams 5 months ago

    the true story of thanksgiving should become a movie so more people can know about this

  • goose lee
    goose lee 5 months ago

    Very Well Said...

  • Fatima Martinez
    Fatima Martinez 5 months ago

    If I become a teacher when I get older I’m going to show my students your videos so they learn the truth 😂😂

  • Catt C
    Catt C 5 months ago

    That broke my heart, but it’s so important

  • Kaline Snook
    Kaline Snook 5 months ago

    Also got in trouble for walking out of my class room during that reading of the thanksgiving book I said it’s a bunch of bull shit 😂 yes I’m native and embraces it also have to correct people who can’t tell the difference between us and Anyone else with tan to olive skin tones

  • Kaline Snook
    Kaline Snook 5 months ago

    This is why my family doesn’t say happy thanksgiving. We call it happy stuff your face day

  • Pink ShitTzu Puppy 01
    Pink ShitTzu Puppy 01 5 months ago

    I didn’t watch this when it first came out because I didn’t want thanksgiving to be ruined to me.

  • NASHA Travel
    NASHA Travel 5 months ago

    maybe brits from a backwards time did this. but americans celebrate it?

  • frantz Hendrick Cajuste

    Many thanks for the real and true story of thanksgiving !

  • Brit Nicole Fitness
    Brit Nicole Fitness 5 months ago

    I don’t celebrate thanksgiving anymore.
    This is insane. I feel like once I have kids I can create our own special days of celebration, not ones built on mass murders.

  • yekce uewa
    yekce uewa 5 months ago

    Abraham Lincoln killed innocent natives btw im mvskoke creek and seminole

  • yekce uewa
    yekce uewa 5 months ago

    im half native mvskoke creek and half black but i still celebrate thanksgiving even though it has a bad history we need to look ahead to the future my people struggle with the highest suicide rate and poverty rate in america its sad cause this is our land. ca wvhvlv mvto

  • Mia Maldonado
    Mia Maldonado 5 months ago

    I'm so proud of my history teacher. Wanna know why? I know the trusty. All the vocabulary and information. Hehehe

  • sweets lover big cookie

    This is f***** up I wish I didn't see it but it opened my eyes😟

  • TheVeryBestAnime Clips
    TheVeryBestAnime Clips 5 months ago

    Fuck thanksgiving its just a day we eat more food than usual

  • TheVeryBestAnime Clips
    TheVeryBestAnime Clips 5 months ago +1

    Fuckin white ppl