Oklahoma license plate suit sparks debate

United Methodist clergyman believes image offensive

Doesn’t believe in ‘Sacred Rain Arrow’ myth, doesn’t want to promote it. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on July 11, 2013

Native American Ministries Sunday

United Methodist Special Sunday April 14

Offering benefits Native-American outreach across the U.S., provides seminary scholarships. read more »

March 21, 2013

Giving Our Hearts Away

United Methodist Women, Giving Our Hearts Away                     Part of an ongoing process to share and hear the stories of the many Native American nations and peoples within what's now... read more »

Posted on February 26, 2013

Acts of Repentance guide stresses healing

United Methodists urged to enter into conversations with indigenous people

New 2-disc resource prepared especially for annual conferences and local churches contains 11-week curriculum featuring video, scripture and discussion questions. read more »

by Barbara Dunlap-Berg
on September 04, 2012

Act of Repentance: ‘A change in our whole way of being.’

The Friday evening worship on April 27 at General Conference 2012 was titled the "Act of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous People." The service offered delegates and visitors the opportunity to hear the painful stories of forced migration, massacre, lost identity and stolen land. There were moments of reflection and prayer... read more »

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on April 27, 2012

Healing relations with indigenous people

Act of Repentance planned for 2012 General Conference

Bishop asks if official expression of repentance by United Methodists for the church’s treatment of indigenous people is a waste of time. read more »

by Ginny Underwood
on November 01, 2011

Act of Repentance to indigenous peoples

A personal journey leading to 2012 General Conference

Descendants of 1864 Sand Creek Massacre raise awareness to anguish that still exists nearly 150 years later. read more »

by Ginny Underwood
on June 20, 2011

Osama bin Laden was no ‘Geronimo’

Code name for terrorist leader offends Native Americans

Refute notion that Native leaders can be paralleled in any way with persons who ‘unashamedly destroy life.’ read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on May 06, 2011

Why it matters

Native American Ministries Day

This past week provided stark reminders that many people have not begun or are unwilling to understand the contemporary Native experience in America. read more »

by the Rev. Cynthia Abrams
on April 29, 2011

Educating about Native Americans

Putting your faith in action

Certain behaviors reinforce historical trauma and unresolved grief ensuring this psychological baggage passes on to future generations of Native peoples. read more »

by Boe Harris
on April 21, 2011

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