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Flying Ninja Turkeys
Eric Walden (Little Hawk Logistics)
A pilot marvels at the ninja-like moves of the wild turkey mid-flight.
Life as a Turkey Mother
World-renowned naturalist Joe Hutto, subject of the Emmy winning BBC documentary “My Life As a Turkey”, discusses how he became a wild turkey mother in the hammocks of Florida.
Why the Bronze Turkey Disappeared
Paul Kelly and Judd Culver (KellyBronze Turkeys)
A visit to an organic turkey farm to find out how the once-scorned bronze-feathered turkey is making a comeback.
A Rhyme of Engineering Gone Way Wrong
Jay Sullivan (Virginia Military Institute)
Sullivan, a professor of Mechanical Engineering, sends his students off on Thanksgiving break with this poem about a young engineer who meddles in the preparation of the Thanksgiving turkey with Hindenberg-like results.
Native American Harvest Traditions
Anton Treuer (Bemidji State University)
Anton Treuer, author of Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, shares how he and his family give thanks.
Karenne Wood (Virginia Foundation for the Humanities)
A simple food born of desperate times, you can count on seeing frybread at Native American feasts.
The Sioux Chef
Sean Sherman (The Sioux Chef)
A Minnesota chef gives us a taste of pre-contact American Indian cuisine.
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