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Sep 28, 2020

Indigenous Peoples Day


October 11 11am Worship Leader: Rev. Kathryn Hawbaker Meeting on Zoom
Category: Sunday Services

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (Beacon Press, 2015) is the 2019-20 UU Common Read. This extraordinary book by Indigenous scholar and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz challenged readers to learn U.S. history through a narrative that centers on the story, the experiences, and the perspectives of Indigenous peoples. This year 2020, the 400th anniversary of the much-mythologized encounter at Plymouth between colonists and those native to the land, will speak to the truths that contradict the mythology. At the same time, movements in response to global and local environmental emergencies, many involving UUs, are increasingly recognizing the connection between Indigenous rights and climate justice.