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Friends of Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke meeting

A number of members of Bear Creek Friends (Quaker) meeting have been involved in the Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke celebration for many years. Last fall’s celebrations was the first I was able to attend and I was just amazed by the … Continue reading

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Resistance Gathering On The Oglala Homeland

I received the following email message today. There wasn’t a web page to link to so the message is copied below. Resistance Gathering On The Oglala Homeland by Lakota Media Project with partial reprint from Lakota Country Times article by … Continue reading

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I speak about Keystone

Today I came across the video below. This was taken at a gathering of water protectors who had been working together in Indianapolis for about a year, in solidarity with those at Standing Rock. We were gathered on the grounds … Continue reading

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Dallas Chief Eagle–spirit led life

As I mentioned yesterday, there is a meeting tomorrow, 2/18/2018, 3:00 PM, at the Kuehn Conservation Area, to organize a Friends of Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke group. If you have an interest in native matters, I hope you will attend. Stand … Continue reading

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Friends of Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke

Bear Creek Friends have been involved with the Native American celebration, Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke, at the Kuehn Conservation Area for many years. Everyone is invited to attend an organizational meeting about creating Friends of Prairie Awakening this Sunday (not specifically … Continue reading

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How effective?

Recent reactions to posts about actions related to social and environmental justice have made me reflect again on their effectiveness. My very good friend Alvin Sangsuwangul at the Kheprw Institute (KI) frequently asks, “what actually changed as a result?” My … Continue reading

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Leadings and racial justice

Many of you had already heard one version or another of the story about not having a personal automobile that I wrote about again yesterday. Many Friends have also heard the story of how I became connected to the Kheprw … Continue reading

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Subjects of writing

I recently attempted to explain why I write so much. That I attempt to express what I feel the Spirit is leading me to say, and how difficult that can be. Often that means trying to describe and/or reflect upon … Continue reading

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Our own seeds of destruction

Historically Quakers have spoken out against war and knew the causes of war came from the desire to take land or resources from other countries or peoples. “I told [the Commonwealth Commissioners] I lived in the virtue of that life … Continue reading

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Why do I write so much?

I used to irritate people by sending far too many email messages about things I was concerned about.  Three years ago I started writing on this blog which is better because people choose whether they want to come here to … Continue reading

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