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Quaker Indian Boarding Schools 2

Yesterday I wrote about Quaker Indian Boarding Schools and announced the workshop “Quaker Indian Boarding Schools, Facing Our History and Ourselves” that will be lead by Paula Palmer, and held at Scattergood Friends School and Farm, near West Branch, Iowa, … Continue reading

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Boarding schools: Indian and Quaker

A workshop titled “Quaker Indian Boarding Schools, Facing our History and Ourselves” will be held on July 7, 2019, 9 – 11 am , at Scattergood Friends School and Farm. The workshop will be led by Paula Palmer, supported by … Continue reading

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Boarding School Healing Virtual Summit

There is a long and tragic history related to the Indian boarding, or residential schools in the lands known as United States and Canada. Not nearly all of them involved Quakers but some did. The topic of the residential schools, … Continue reading

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Quaker Indian Boarding Schools Workshop July 7, 2019

Quaker Indian Boarding Schools: Facing our History and OurselvesJuly 7, 2019 9 – 11 am Scattergood Friends School and Farm, 2 miles east of West Branch, Iowa The reason for writing the past couple of blog posts was I wanted … Continue reading

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Quaker Indian Residential/Boarding Schools

For the past five or six years I’ve searched for and found opportunities to be engaged with and learn from Indigenous peoples. This grew out of working together to bring attention to the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) in Indianapolis, beginning … Continue reading

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Braiding Sweetgrass and Indian Boarding Schools

I’ve been writing about the Quaker Indian boarding schools lately in anticipation of the workshop that will be held about that at the Quaker boarding school I attended, Scattergood Friends School and Farm (July 7, 9-11 am). Often stories provide … Continue reading

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Moral injury, soul repair and Quaker Indian residential schools

I’ve just learned of the concepts of moral injury and soul repair. The vast majority of the literature is related to soldiers and war. Unsurprising as there is a profound disconnect between religion’s commandment not to kill, and soldiers experiencing … Continue reading

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Good Intentions

Paula Palmer spoke on the topic of “Quaker Indian Boarding Schools–Facing Our History and Ourselves” at Scattergood Friends School and Farm, a Quaker boarding school, yesterday. Native American organizations are asking churches to join in a Truth and Reconciliation process … Continue reading

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A Place to Call Home

For some time now I’ve been studying about the Indian boarding schools. This began as several of us prepared for Paula Palmer to be with us this past summer. Following is a letter to faith communities that explains the purpose … Continue reading

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Can Confronting Spiritual Bypassing be a Tool for Change?

Anyone who has worked for change quickly learns how difficult that is. We are born into cultures which teach us right versus wrong. Conflicts between cultures occur when what is considered right in one culture is considered wrong in another. … Continue reading

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