Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change
Toward Right Relationship with America’s Native Peoples
Sponsored by FP Peace & Justice Team
Saturday, October 12: 10:00am-Noon, at First-Plymouth. Space is limited, RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/roots-of-injustice-seeds-of-change-tickets-72955420627 or call 402-476-7565.
In the Doctrine of Discovery, we find the roots of injustice. In the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we find the seeds of change. How can we nurture these seeds to bring forth the fruits of right relationship among all peoples?
Through a participatory process, we trace the historic and ongoing impacts of the Doctrine of Discovery, the 15th-century justification for European subjugation of non-Christian peoples. Our goal is to raise our level of knowledge and concern about these impacts, recognize them in ourselves and our institutions, and explore how we can begin to take actions toward right relationship.