Happy Thanksgiving: What’s in That Peace Pipe & How Did it Get There?

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A group of happy white pilgrims and a group of happy Indians cooking turkey together?

NOT.

This is the gist of a new video by cut.com (that red-hot production company that took flight when they introduced the mind-blowing video “Grandmas Smoking Weed for the First Time”):

 

The myth of the first Thanksgiving?

The myth of the first Thanksgiving?

At any rate, Thanksgiving aside, did you know that the marijuana plant never made it to America until the white man brought it with him?

Watch my video (at the top of this page) and imagine why cannabis became one of the most beloved ingredients in the Native Americans’ peace pipe!

At least our Native Americans got cannabis out of the deal.

At least our Native Americans got cannabis out of the deal.

 

While I’m at it just wanted to share this picture with you (courtesy of FB friend, Yvette Rodriguez). Have a good holiday friends! With love, Becca

Anyone want to help me pluck the turkey?

Anyone want to help me pluck the turkey?

 

 

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References:

Marijuana Medicine: A World Tour of the Healing and Visionary Powers of Cannabis, By Christian Rätsch

Anthropologist/author Christian Rätsch

Peace Pipe

Indian Hemp Plant, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons user SB Johnny

Indian Hemp Seeds, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons user Siddharth Mallya

Native American Images:
“Wa-Em-Boesh-Kaa, A Chippeway Chief,” Courtesy of Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library

“Naw-Kaw, A Winnebago Chief,” Courtesy of Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library

Indian fire scene image, Courtesy of the Museum of Photographic Arts

Native Americans w/ Colonists:
“Stories of the three Americas”

“Our colonial history…”

“The farmer boy…”

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