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A Thanksgiving Menu That Goes Back To The Roots

The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. But over time, a lot of the traditional dishes have lost their native flavor. Chef Richard Hetzler Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.
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