As thanksgiving creeps around the corner, millions of American schoolchildren are being taught about the first Thanksgiving. You know, when pilgrims arrived in Plymouth and shared a meal with Native Americans. But for many Native American children and their families, hearing this story year after year is a painful reminder of how their history has been erased.

Reporter Ashley Rodriguez spoke to Susan Fairchild, a member of the Coharie nation and Professor of Education and Director of the School of Education at Colorado State University, Shea Vassar, a member of the Cherokee nation, and a journalist and graduate student of legal studies and indigenous peoples law at the university of Oklahoma, and Amanda Funk, a member of the Potawatomi nation the executive director of Widoktadwen Center for Native Knowledge, about how they’re trying to change the narrative around Thanksgiving.