Posts Tagged Indigenous Relations

September 26, 2023

Territorial and Land Acknowledgements used by congregations in Maine

St. Alban’s, Cape Elizabeth Land Acknowledgement Our baptismal vows call us to respect the inherent dignity of Wabanaki people and culture and to lament the historic sins committed by governments and institutions against them. The...

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July 13, 2023

The Gatherings: A Province I Book Study

Province 1 Indigenous Justice Network and the Episcopal Diocese of Maine Committee on Indian Relations invite you to a series of book studies beginning with a discussion of The Gatherings: Reimagining Indigenous-Settler Relationships by Shirley N....

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May 22, 2023

Maliseet tribal ambassador to speak at Church of the Good Shepherd in Houlton

Osihkiyol Crofton-Macdonald, tribal ambassador for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, will talk about the history of the relationship between the Maliseet Indians and Houlton-area settlers at the Church of the Good Shepherd on May...

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Episcopal Maine Committee on Indian Relations
March 28, 2023

Understanding the Community and Economic Potential of Tribal Sovereignty

Self-determination through tribal self-government has led to remarkable economic growth across many Tribal nations situated in Indian Country. However, unique to Maine, the federal Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980 (MICSA) empowers the state...

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December 19, 2022

Winter Talk 2023 hosted by the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

Episcopalians invited to register for Winter Talk 2023 livestream As The Episcopal Church reckons more deeply with its past involvement in Indigenous boarding schools, the Office of Indigenous Ministries invites all Episcopalians to register to...

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October 12, 2022

Dawnland: Online Film Viewing

DAWNLAND: A film by ADAM MAZO and BEN PENDER-CUDLIP Online Viewing is available from October 22-28th Virtual Panel Discussion October 27th, from 6:00-7:00 pm Christ Church of Gardner is sponsoring the online viewing of Dawnland...

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October 12, 2022

Virtual Panel Discussion of the film Dawnland

DAWNLAND: A film by ADAM MAZO and BEN PENDER-CUDLIP Online Viewing is available from October 22-28th Virtual Panel Discussion October 27th, from 6:00-7:00 pm Christ Church of Gardiner is sponsoring the online viewing of Dawnland...

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Episcopal Maine Committee on Indian Relations
January 6, 2022

CIR reminds diocese of committee’s mission and work

by John Maddeus

Mission Statement for the Committee on Indian Relations, Episcopal Diocese of Maine: “We are called by our Creator to deepen our relationship with the Wabanaki of Maine, to stand with the tribes in the pursuit of justice, to...

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October 1, 2021

Territory acknowledgement prepared by Episcopal Maine Youth

by Episcopal Maine Youth

This territory acknowledgement was prepared in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. It was written by a group of middle schoolers from Episcopal Maine Youth who gathered on Zoom to better understand and map the history...

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