A Concrete Act of Solidarity with Standing Rock

Fellowship of Hope, a Mennonite congregation from Elkhart, Indiana, recently moved their bank account from Chase Bank after learning that it's one of the 38 banks that are funding the Dakota Access Pipeline through its parent company, Energy Transfer Partners. You may find the letter they wrote below to be helpful as you contemplate ways to be … Continue reading A Concrete Act of Solidarity with Standing Rock

The Ongoing Harm of the Doctrine of Discovery

This article by Coalition member Sarah Augustine was recently published in Response, a magazine of the United Methodist Women. Sarah is an assistant professor of sociology and the director of student spirituality at Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington. She is also co-founder of Suriname Indigenous Health Fund. The Doctrine of Discovery is a body of law … Continue reading The Ongoing Harm of the Doctrine of Discovery

Journey to the Heart of the Hive

Anita Amstutz, a member of the Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition, is a beekeeper, writer and pastor who blogs at https://thinklikeabee.org. She recently traveled with a delegation from the Coalition to Standing Rock to show solidarity and support with the Lakota Sioux resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline, and shared her reflections in a post on … Continue reading Journey to the Heart of the Hive