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Q&A: jessie little doe baird

We the People?

Q&A: jessie little doe baird

Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council Vice-Chairwoman jessie little doe baird discusses issues facing the Wampanoag and other Native Americans.

Staff Writer 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

This is no ‘nation of immigrants’

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This is no ‘nation of immigrants’

Let us mourn, not celebrate, the 400-year anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival in 1620.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz 9/1/2020

Almost 5,000 attend Virtual General Assembly

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Almost 5,000 attend Virtual General Assembly

UUA’s first online-only General Assembly calls for solidarity with Indigenous communities, supports defunding police, and formalizes human rights investment screen.

Christopher L. Walton 7/9/2020

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

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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

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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

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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

Partnering with indigenous leaders, UU organizations support gathering in South Dakota

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Partnering with indigenous leaders, UU organizations support gathering in South Dakota

Organizers of interfaith, intercultural gathering seek funding to support convergence

Elaine McArdle 8/2/2019

First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement

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First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement

UU Service Committee co-sponsors gathering on climate change’s impact on Indigenous peoples.

Elaine McArdle 3/1/2019 Spring 2019

Activists block natural gas construction site near Port of Tacoma

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Activists block natural gas construction site near Port of Tacoma

Unitarian Universalists assist Puyallup Tribe and climate justice activists in fight against liquefied natural gas plant.

Kenny Wiley 12/20/2017 Spring 2018

Read this: Unitarian Universalists join anti-DAPL shareholder action

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Read this: Unitarian Universalists join anti-DAPL shareholder action

Unitarian Universalist Association is one of several religious organizations putting pressure on companies involved with the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Kenny Wiley 1/25/2017

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

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