The Martha's Vineyard Indians were subject to the Wampanoag tribe, on the mainland, were expert watermen, and were very numerous when the whites first came.
The first Thanksgiving celebrated by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians was a big feast for over a hundred people.
The original Thanksgiving occurred in the early 1600s when the American settlers and the Wampanoag Indians made peace and came together to share food and ideas.
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