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11/26/08 - Our view: Indian remains deserve proper burial

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Tomorrow, Americans sit down to a traditional feast which, the history books tell us, owes it origins to the resident American Indians' generosity in sharing their food with a starving Pilgrim settlement in Plymouth four centuries ago.

Sadly, these friendly relations did not last, and much blood was spilled in subsequent years right up until the end of the 19th century when the last remnants of the native population were pushed onto reservations out west.