Oneida Nation float to return to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

VERONA, N.Y. - The 84th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place in New York City on Thursday, November 25 and will again feature "The True Spirit of Thanksgiving," brought to the Parade by the Oneida Indian Nation.

The float features a 30-foot-tall White Pine “Tree of Peace” growing from the back of Turtle Island, spreading the message of peace and thanksgiving to more than 3.5 million New York City spectators and over 50 million viewers nationwide.

The spectacular float features Iroquois dancers and Oneida members dressed in traditional regalia, as well as Native American Singer Crystal Shawanda (Ojibwa) who will sing “Our Country.”

The 84th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will air live nationally on NBC-TV, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in all time zones for those watching the parade on TV.

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