For many Wampanoags, as well as other Native Americans, Thanksgiving Day is a day of mourning. It’s a day to reflect on the theft of their lands, on the genocide of millions of their people, and on the continuing assault on their culture.

Letters to the Editor

Terry Strasser, Friendship Singers Delmar

Shirley Unser, Capital District Christian Women’s Connection

Shannon Duerr, Emma Treadwell Nature Center

Vic DiSanto, Schoharie

Christine Govin, Guilderland Teaching Assistants

Dean Whalen, Chairman ACT Holiday Decorating Elves

Helen M. Lounsbury Galicki, East Berne

Kirby Wilson, Church Council Secretary Altamont

Will Aubrey, Helderberg Escarpment Hawk Watch 

Dean Whalen, Chairman, Community Tree

Judy Seery, Altamont Community Food Pantry