Have a Pilgrim-Native Thanksgiving!

From my house to yours

Are you interested in ideas for a Pilgrim-Native harvest fest this year?

This resource is filled with clever and informative ways to enjoy a three-day event.

INSIDE: crafts, dining table customs, games, recipes, exercise suggestions, a Native word chant, and a new Thanksgiving song — all while learning historical details in the process.

There’s also a place for those who like deep discussion questions, with answers based on new historical evidence. For in the end, the Thanksgiving story provides space for thought, gratitude, and hope.

60 ideas. 24 pages. For parents, families, teachers…anyone! Enjoy, Rebecca (Mayflower and Wampanoag descendant) Take a LOOK INSIDE! to the left.

NOTE: This book also goes by the title, Pilgrim-Native Thanksgiving Ideas on Amazon.


“Great ideas for families to get involved in our rich Thanksgiving history.”  ~Cindy D., Educator, Mayflower descendant

“Very carefully researched with a lot of interesting detail.” ~Mary C., Educator, Mayflower descendant

“This book is full of creativity—from games, recipes, and crafts to deep discussion ideas. I encourage you to get it and use it for a very meaningful event!” ~Amazon customer

“…Rebecca Locklear takes you through ideas for a 3-day house party. The resource is loaded with ideas from harvesting and recipes, to games, drawing, crafts, song–and even learning how to bow like folks used to do. I particularly like the Deep Discussion Questions which address those divisive issues that come up whenever folks talk about the Mayflower landing and Native people. …Put joy into your Thanksgiving by taking a look at this book and adding a few new traditions.” ~Amazon customer

Highlights & Features

Buy on Teachers Pay TeachersBuy on Amazon