Native Land Acknowledgment: Processes to Heal, Steps to Restore

Acknowledging the Indigenous peoples on whose land our churches sit has the potential to profoundly shift our relationship with the land and with each other.
How might you lead your church through a process that opens the door to awakening, acknowledging, reconciliation, and repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery?
How does this work intersect and feed your Creation Care Ministries?

Your first step can be to explore the resources recently shared at 2022 Churchwide Assembly (click to explore) 

The roots of the Doctrine of Discovery continue to feed actions (or inaction) of Christian communities across the country.
To start to unpack these issues please join us Oct. 25th to view “Are We There Yet” (details to register here.)

The following is a collection of materials to help forward in this space, please contact us if you know of more organizations, suggested next steps or calls to action we should lift up: