Marchers perform a Stomp Dance in Pilgrim Memorial State Park during the 48th National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Mass., on Nov 23, 2017. Since 1970, Indigenous people have gathered at noon on Cole

This year the beloved holiday comes on the heels of a national movement demanding racial justice. One Native American leader says that “people want to resolve the burdens of our history.”

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