400 years: Films

 Documentary films about Indigenous people & decolonization Makepeace Productions – for 25 years Anne Makepeace has been producing award-winning documentary films that tell stories of struggle, resilience & transformation...

Links to websites

 Cultural / Educational sites: Indigenous Values Initiative – educational project rooted in Onondaga nation near Syracuse NYhttps://indigenousvalues.org/  . Organizer of “Mother Earth Pandemic: Doctrine of Discovery” courses https://doctrineofdiscovery.org/...

400 Years: Land Acknowledgment for Northeast

We acknowledge that all of us living in this region named “New England” by those who colonized it, are living on the stolen homelands of the Wampanoag, Pequot, Nipmuc, Narragansett, Abenaki, Wabanaki, and other Algonqui-an language-speaking peoples of the Northeast....

400 Years: Books

Books: Memory Lands: King Phillip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast – by Christine De Lucia  Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Phillips War – by Lisa Brooks The Mourning Road to Thanksgiving – a novel about a 40 year old Nipmuc...

400 years: videos

Taking of Native lands. There are many excellent videos to help us to understand how fundamental Christian doctrines and beliefs about Indigenous peoples have served as the foundation on which colonization was built – along with chattel slavery, anti-semitism,...

Letter to Congregations

A Call to Re-imagine Thanksgiving Dear Friends, We feel called to write to you with a deep challenge. We ask you to reflect on and re-imagine a holiday that is deeply meaningful to many people of faith. Many of us treasure Thanksgiving as an opportunity to come...