Tag Archives: Native Americans

Dallas Chief Eagle–spirit led life

As I mentioned yesterday, there is a meeting tomorrow, 2/18/2018, 3:00 PM, at the Kuehn Conservation Area, to organize a Friends of Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke group. If you have an interest in native matters, I hope you will attend. Stand … Continue reading

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Nexus of the Kheprw Institute, Indigenous Peoples and Quakers

The realization that we have to move away from capitalism for environmental and social justice reasons, indeed for our very survival has given me new perspectives on the significance of several different communities I’ve been blessed to work with over … Continue reading

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September Journey Day 3 – Prairie Awakening

Sunday, or First Day, September 10th, was the third day of this journey, and the original reason for it, to attend the Native American Prairie Awakening celebration.  The day began with pre-meeting discussion of the relationship between the individual and … Continue reading

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Bear Creek Query Discussion

As I wrote again recently, many Quaker meetings discuss queries as one way to explore our beliefs and practices together.  I described Bear Creek meeting’s practice of inviting those who live at a distance from the meeting to participate by … Continue reading

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Circle

Seeing so much of life is broken, I was struck by the following from the book Black Elk Speaks: You have noticed that everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the Power of the World … Continue reading

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Emergence of a New Global Civilization

The following post is from the website, Walking the Red Road.  “We Walk the Red Road by Doing Our Utmost To Follow the Sacred Teachings of Those Beloved Elders That Made the Red Road Visible By Walking it Before Us!” … Continue reading

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Trevor Noah on DAPL

So often humor is an extremely effective way to get people to listen about a subject they wouldn’t commonly pay attention to, and explain it in such a way that they will quickly but clearly understand.  A brief video clip … Continue reading

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The Peacemaker

I’d like to share the story below from Tim Corcoran’s Facebook post.  This is what I was trying to say yesterday.  Things change when one becomes responsible for a situation. http://www.digitalwampum.org/the-peacemaker–the-tadadaho It’s the story of how a man – the Peacemaker … Continue reading

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The Real Goal of #NoDAPL

Although this link is to an article that talks about being an effective ally while at Standing Rock, it makes some important general points, the main one being that the ultimate goal is not to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, … Continue reading

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Move the Pipeline?

In a recent interview on Now This, President Obama said the Army Corp of Engineers is looking into rerouting the Dakota Access pipeline. “We’re monitoring this closely,” Obama said. “My view is that there is a way for us to … Continue reading

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