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Amid pandemic and Pilgrim anniversary, Wampanoag face new threat

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Amid pandemic and Pilgrim anniversary, Wampanoag face new threat

Unitarian Universalist Association calls for urgent action to support Native American tribe that first welcomed its Pilgrim religious ancestors 400 years ago.

Elaine McArdle | 4/17/2020

The problem with wilderness

Feature

The problem with wilderness

The American environmental movement is rooted historically in ideas about pristine wilderness, free from human presence, that replicate colonial patterns of white supremacy and settler privilege. Native-led movements are changing the script.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience

UU news

New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience

Discussion guide available for ‘An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.’

Staff Writer | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

UUs help host indigenous-led convergence

UU news

UUs help host indigenous-led convergence

Rooted in partnerships formed at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, UU Ministry for Earth helps host InterNātional Grass Roots Gathering in August.

Elaine McArdle | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

A year of gratitude

Life

A year of gratitude

A children’s book lovingly depicts a year in the lives of modern Native Americans.

Sonja L. Cohen | 11/1/2018 | Winter 2018

Unitarian Universalist allies cheer Standing Rock victory

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Unitarian Universalist allies cheer Standing Rock victory

Close to 200 Unitarian Universalists joined Interfaith Day of Prayer, where word spread that construction would halt.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 12/12/2016

More than 50 UU clergy join action at Standing Rock

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More than 50 UU clergy join action at Standing Rock

10 percent of interfaith allies at Dakota pipeline protest last week were Unitarian Universalists.

Michael Hart | 11/7/2016

Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly

General Assembly

Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly

A Statement of Conscience and three Actions of Immediate Witness, passed by the 2015 General Assembly, focus on reproductive justice, Black Lives Matter, climate justice, and immigration.
 

Kenny Wiley | 7/9/2015

Call to action for climate justice, featuring Lummi Nation

General Assembly

Call to action for climate justice, featuring Lummi Nation

General Assembly public witness event calls UUs to commit to climate justice.

Elaine McArdle | 6/28/2015