What natives came to the first Thanksgiving?
What natives can to the first thanksgiving including chief massasoit
When the pilgrims first came to North America they had a poor harvest and were dying from the lack of food. The local natives (then called Indians) showed them how to grow food locally. After their first good harvest they celebrated a day of thanksgiving and a feast to which the local natives who had helped them were invited. A day of thanksgiving and prayer was a common thing for the pilgrims to observe, for…
Thanksgiving got started to make peace and friends with the Natives of America and the new comers during that time. Food was hard to come by and the Natives knew what to eat and seeing the new people starve and struggle to survive the Natives brought forth many new foods that the Pilgrims knew little or nothing about. In the Native eyes it was the first peace offering between the two peoples.