Conflict Resolution 1

How can I work through conflict with my Quaker community? What is the conflict? How resolved? Fundamentally, what is the relationship between spirituality and how we live our lives? I agree with my friends Alton and Foxy Onefeather, “Earth is my church”. That is why I’ve had lifelong tensions with Quakers about burning fossil fuels.Continue reading “Conflict Resolution 1”

Iowa Prairie Conference

My friend Sikowis (Christine Nobiss) will be speaking at this virtual 2021Iowa Prairie Conference July 31st. She will be speaking at 12:10 pm End-Stage Iowa: Big-Ag’s Sacrifice Zone and Indigenous Resistance. Here is the link to the registration page: Tickets for Iowa Prairie Conference in Des Moines from MIDWESTIX The Iowa Prairie Conference is aContinue reading “Iowa Prairie Conference”

Tensions between Native peoples and Christian religions

There is growing sorrow and anger in Indigenous communities now. Related to the awful and expanding discoveries of the remains of children, thousands of them, found on the grounds of former Native residential schools. A good friend told me he is trying to not let rage get in the way of his mourning. I knowContinue reading “Tensions between Native peoples and Christian religions”

The quiet became unbearable

The more I learn about the assimilation institutions in this country and the land called Canada, the deeper I fall into despair. It is so difficult to think of how these things affect my Native friends and their families. To have witnessed some of their anger and sorrow. I was going to say but thisContinue reading “The quiet became unbearable”

Four Indigenous Climbers Arrested “LANDBACK”

From NDN’s Landback campaign. NDN Collective is an Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building Indigenous power. Through organizing, activism, philanthropy, grantmaking, capacity-building, and narrative change, we are creating sustainable solutions on Indigenous terms. Four Indigenous Climbers Arrested After Mounting “LANDBACK” Flag From 100 Ft Dakota Mills Grain Silo Action Calls Out Hypocrisy of July 4th, Uplifts DemandContinue reading “Four Indigenous Climbers Arrested “LANDBACK””

July 4 Nexus

nexus a connection or series of connections linking two or more things There are so many concepts and much history related to July 4th. I’ve come a long way from what I, a white person, was taught in school. About the heroes and battles that brought independence from the British. And just a sentence orContinue reading “July 4 Nexus”

Sioux City Native Youth Camp

Event by Great Plains Action Society Riverside Park Shelter #4 Sioux City, IA 51109 Price: Free · Duration: 1 day Public  · Anyone on or off FacebookProtect The Sacred Native Youth Camp July 10, 2021 8am – 4pmJuly 11, 2021 8am – 5pmRiverside Park, Shelter #41301 Riverside BlvdSioux City, Iowa For youth ages 5-19Pre-Registration at ABSOLUTELY FREE EVENT!Continue reading “Sioux City Native Youth Camp”