Thanksgiving http://kunm.org en Hispanic-Owned Businesses Could See a Boost http://kunm.org/post/hispanic-owned-businesses-could-see-boost <p>A new counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday is encouraging customers to spend some of their money away from big box stores and web sites this post-Thanksgiving weekend. It could mean a boost for Hispanic-owned businesses. Nick Blumberg reports for the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Desk</a>.</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:15:17 +0000 Nick Blumberg 4477 at http://kunm.org Hispanic-Owned Businesses Could See a Boost Navajo Thanksgiving Traditions http://kunm.org/post/navajo-thanksgiving-traditions <p>For some Native Americans Thanksgiving is not quite the same kind of celebration that it is for other Americans. After all, the Pilgrim arrival and settlement didn&rsquo;t exactly work out well for the Natives. In the vast Navajo Nation in the southwest, many do gather with families to give thanks on this holiday, just like their Anglo neighbors. But Navajo traditions teach them that Thanksgiving is, for them, a daily practice. That&rsquo;s what Navajo teacher Brent Chase passes on to the children in his Joseph City (northern Arizona) classroom when its time for the Thanksgiving lesson. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:07:24 +0000 4473 at http://kunm.org Navajo Thanksgiving Traditions