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Standing Rock and the Environmental Emergency

As I’ve been writing lately this is a time for Quakers and others to return to the public square.  Corporate control of the mainstream media means news about injustices such as those related to the Dakota Access pipeline and either not reported or slanted to favor the fossil fuel industry. 334 more words

Indigenous Cultures: Betrayed And Attacked

From the American southwest and the desserts of the Middle East to Turkey, Guatemala, Japan and beyond, indigenous communities around the world continue to be marginalized, forgotten and robbed of their ancient cultures. 340 more words


God is Not Culture

Last week  at church, I sat in the midst of a discussion about the will of God.

We took turns telling our stories, sharing our points of view, discussing whether or not we can hold the will of God for another person, and what the will of God means for each of us. 783 more words

Comanche in Texas

Conflict with Indians began long before Texas had become an independent state and continued for 30 years after Texas joined the United States. There were several Indian tribes in the area but by far the largest, most successful and most notorious was the Comanche nation, known as the Lords of the Plains. 429 more words


A Different Kind of Kindergarten Lesson

Carol A. Hand

“White people call us ‘dirty Indians
“But you got these bugs from one of the white children in your class… 140 more words

Critical Thinking

Eminent Domain

In yet another example of global environmental leadership and creative resistance, water protectors in North Dakota took back unceded territory affirmed in the 1851 Treaty of Ft. 242 more words