Author: Tim Nafziger

  • Salary Campaign

    Salary Campaign

    First Mennonite Church of San Francisco is issuing a $100,000 Challenge Grant to the larger church: First Mennonite will match every dollar given to the Salary Campaign up to $100,000, through Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 (October 10).

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  • Dismantling Board Game project

    Dismantling Board Game project

    The Coalition to Dismantle the Doctrine of Discovery is working to develop a board game to introduce players to some of the core concepts of the Doctrine of Discovery.  We are imagining a game that would be fun, engaging, and give players an experiential way to problematize ideas, such as whether land that is not […]

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  • Autumn 2020 Dismantling Coalition Newsletter

    Autumn 2020 Dismantling Coalition Newsletter

    Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition Autumn 2020 Newsletter DDOD Coalition hires first staff member, Katerina Friesen Reports and Video from the Mother Earth’s Pandemic conference Announcing our New Indigenous Repair Partner – Makoce Ikikcupi Annual report for 2020 Announcing Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Campaign for Oak Flats Reparative Justice Resource coming next year! […]

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  • Announcing Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Campaign for Oak Flat

    Announcing Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Campaign for Oak Flat

    Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition (DDoD) is starting a campaign backing the San Carlos Apache led efforts to save Oak Flat from destruction by a proposed copper mine.  You are invited to join in! Oak Flat, (Chi’chil Bildagoteel) is a sacred site of the San Carlos Apache from time immemorial.  It is a place […]

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  • Spring 2020

    In this issue:  Indigenous Responses to COVID-19, Updates from our Repair Partner: Suriname Indigenous Health Fund, We’re creating a board game, Oak Flats update by Carol Rose, Ways to STILL get involved in the Dismantling Coalition, Readings from DDoD Coalition members,

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  • Summer 2019 Newsletter

    Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition Summer 2019 Newsletter Welcome Welcome to our new subscribers! We’ve added 98 new subscribers to our email. We enjoyed meeting them, and many of our members and supporters at the MCUSA convention. It was a pleasure to be part of the intersectional justice booth. More on our time in […]

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  • Winter 2019 Newsletter

    Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition Winter 2019 Newsletter Welcome You are receiving this newsletter because you expressed interest in the Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition. We are a movement of Anabaptist People of Faith who seek to mobilize the church to dismantle the Doctrine of Discovery. Through this newsletter we hope to better […]

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  • Mennonites and the Conestoga Massacre of 1763

    Tim Nafziger lives in the Ventura River watershed on the traditional lands of the Chumash people. He works with Carnival de Resistance <> and is a founding partner in Congruity Works <>, a web development firm. Tim loves working with small groups of people working for social change and thrives on cross-pollination. This post was originally […]

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  • The Doctrine of Discovery: A Legacy of Disgrace

    Ken Kraybill has worked in the health, behavioral health, and homelessness/housing arena for the past 30+ years and is a member of Seattle Mennonite Church. I continue to be haunted and inspired by a speech given by Chief Wilton Littlechild at the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness conference in Vancouver, BC in early November 2014. […]

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