Today is Canadian Thanksgiving.
(BTW, if you’re writing with me on Mondays–today’s writing prompt is “What are you doing to do with all that fruit?”
And I am grateful to be alive.
And fed, and housed, and clothed, and secured.
And so fucking privileged.
To find out why we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada (short answer: it’s the Americans’ fault), read Andrea Eidinger’s article by that title on Unwritten Histories:
Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving by reading Joshua Whitehead’s Jonny Appleseed:
And then follow it up with their graphic novel, Full-Metal Indigiqueer.
Unless you read only romance novels (Whitehead does not write romance novels). If you only read romance novels, check out these recommendations:
7 Native American Romance Novels That Are Too Beautiful for Words on Women.Com:
Jessica Avery’s Native American Romance Novels by Native American Authors
Now that you’re all set up with books for Thanksgiving… I must go & celebrate my most precious miracle and the thing I’m most grateful for.