1 Eva Butler, "Algonkian Culture and Use of Maize in Southern New England." Bulletin of the Archeological Society of Connecticut 22 (1948): 3-39. In Janet Siskind, "The Invention of Thanksgiving: A Ritual of American Nationality." Critique of Anthropology 12.2 (1992): 168.

2 Siskind, 170.

3 Elizabeth Pleck, Celebrating the Family: Ethnicity, Consumer Culture, and Family Rituals. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. p.30.31.

4 Pleck, 22·23

5 Siskind, 176.

6 Pleck, 21·22

7 Michael Kammen, Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture. New York: Alfred A. Knoff, 1991. Cited in Pleck, 27.

8 Pleck, 28.

9 Siskind, 183-84.

10 Siskind, 182.

11 Sally F. Moore and Barbara G. Myerhotr, "Introduction: Secular Ritual: Fonns and Meanings." Secular Ritual. Amsterdam: Van Gorcum, 1977. p. 24.

12 Ibid.

Source: Research & text by Dr. Margaret O'Shaughnessey

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