To read the Thanksgiving Address, see the Naraya Cultural Preservation Council’s beautifully illustrated pages.

In her book, Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer writes:

“You can’t listen to the Thanksgiving Address without feeling wealthy. And, while expressing gratitude seems innocent enough, it is a revolutionary idea. In a consumer society, contentment is a radical proposition. Recognizing abundance rather than scarcity undermines an economy that thrives by creating unmet desires…The Thanksgiving Address reminds you that you already have everything you need… That’s good medicine for land and people alike.”

To learn more:

The Great Law of Peace Center
Dance for All People