Native Voices for Votes

Quakers, social justice and revolution

In these days of multiple, ongoing crises, it is easy to loose our focus. To be distracted by the chaos. We must work harder to strengthen our connections with and care for all living things. How many love their neighbor as themselves these days?

Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving address says “we have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things. So now, we bring our minds together as one as we give greetings and thanks to each other as People.”

There are many reasons why I’ve been led to make connections with Native peoples. Being “led” means I received Spiritual messages to do this. Its not like God speaks in words, but rather nudges us along a path.  My grandmother, Lorene Standing, used to say God’s will is revealed in a series of small steps.  Each step reinforces the ones before.  Things begin…

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