They're in all the paintings of the First Thanksgiving. And all the season's grade school plays.
Native Americans. The First Americans.
We invited them to dinner that historic day.
Then we forgot them.
And today their monumental battle to survive is nowhere on our radar. Take the suicides of young Native Americans, for example. Happening again and again in Native communities. With a suicide rate at least three times of the rest of the nation - skyrocketing to seven and ten times greater in some areas.