Category Archives: Seeding Sovereignty

A Review of the White Quaker Series

I’m afraid I am not being clear about what I’m trying to do with this series of articles about White Quakers. I say White Quakers because Black, Indigenous and other people of color (BIPOC), including BIPOC Quakers, are the victims … Continue reading

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White Quakers Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles I plan to write about White Quakers. Yesterday I began by writing about White Quakers and Native Peoples, specifically about land theft and settler colonization. I strongly feel there is an … Continue reading

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Be Vulnerable

[Note: with multiple disasters occurring now, and since environmental devastation has been a focus of my life, its hard not to write about these unfolding disasters. But what is important to me, what I am led to think about now, … Continue reading

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Looking back on a Sacred Journey

An anniversary is a chance to remind ourselves of something important to us. This is especially interesting when that event has continued to impact our lives. Looking back is an opportunity to put that in perspective, to recognize things that … Continue reading

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Radicalize the Vote!

Seeding Sovereignty has been working on getting out the vote in Indian Country. One of the programs is SHIFT the Narrative, a live, online interview series that covers different aspects of Indigenous political engagement and current issues in Indian Country … Continue reading

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Sensemaking

It is increasingly difficult to make sense of all that is going on today. Its like all the bad things I had anticipated for what I thought would be the future are suddenly happening now. In addition, things I never … Continue reading

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Listen to the frontlines!

As I pray about our chaotic times, certain things have become clear. As said below, “there are moments of clarity that allow for society to challenge popular thinking and status quo solutions.” This is one of those moments of clarity. … Continue reading

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Land Theft, Land Back

As highlighted above, there are two broad categories of wrongs against Indigenous Peoples, land theft and genocide. Until recently, I’ve studied the genocide. Researched the history and consequences of the Indian boarding/residential schools. And in particular the Quaker involvement in … Continue reading

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Urgency to Decolonize

I believe we need to stop our fragmented and ineffective responses to the chaos we are living in within the context of our current economic, social and political systems. These systems are broken. Capitalism is broken. Our political system is … Continue reading

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SHIFT the Narrative 7/23/2020

Today was another excellent episode of the SHIFT the Narrative series. Christine Nobiss and S.A. Lawrence-Welch discussed issues surrounding voter engagement and what that means to People of the Global Majority. “This is another interactive episode where we want to … Continue reading

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