Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change

Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change

DATE   April 19, 2017   6:00pm
LOCATION   The Church of Universal Fellowship, Orono
Maine-Wabanaki REACH
The Church of Universal Fellowship
82 Main St, Orono, Maine 04473

Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change: Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples

The Toward Right Relationship project of the Boulder Friends Meeting (Quakers) offers this workshop in response to calls from Indigenous leaders and the World Council of Churches.

The 2-hour exercise traces the historic and ongoing impacts of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery, the 15th-century justification for European subjugation of non-Christian peoples.

This is a participatory and intense program. Our goal is to raise our level of knowledge and concern about these impacts, recognize them in ourselves and our institutions, and explore how we can begin to take actions toward decolonization.

We provide a Resource Kit with suggestions for continued study, reflection, and action.

In the Doctrine of Christian Discovery, we find the roots of injustice. In the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we find the seeds of change. How can we nurture these seeds to bring forth the fruits of decolonization and right relationship among all peoples?

Workshop presenter: Paula Palmer
FMI: boulderfriendsmeeting.org/ipc-right-relationship

All are welcome to register.
Donations to the Toward Right Relationship Project are welcome. $10 is suggested if available.

Please register online at mainewabanakireach.org/events
For questions: Barbara Kates 207-951-4874 or Barbara@mainewabanakireach.org

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