Events

400 Years: Truth & Healing for the Next 7 Generations

October 18, 2020
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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A time to learn, reflect, and act on this anniversary of the 1620 landing of colonists on Native homelands in the Northeast. 

Preparing for Oct. 18th. These three short YouTube videos describe the key role faith beliefs played in the taking of lands and cultures from Native peoples and still impact systemic racism:

This online gathering will be broadcast on YouTube and Facebook.

Listen to Indigenous voices

  • John Peters, Jr, Mashpee Wampanoag Exec. Dir., MA Commission of Indian Affairs
  • Rhonda Anderson, ñupiaq-Athabascan Commissioner of Indian Affairs, W. Mass
  • Larry Spotted Crow Mann, Nipmuc author, educator & singer
  • Bryan Blanchette, Nulhegan Abenaki singer & musician
  • David Brule, Nehantic president of Nolumbeka Project

Stand with Native efforts for rights, respect & land * Contribute to Indigenous projects

Indigenous ceremony, music, interfaith prayers & acts of solidarity

Project partners include: Interfaith Council of Franklin County, Interfaith Opportunities Network, Nolumbeka Project & many others

For more information, visit interfaithamherst.org/400-years