Presenter: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker
This country was founded upon a great white man’s burden: To lay claim to the Land of Abraham. Over 400 years ago the colonists arrived, and still bear blood on white hands, all in the name of an ancient myth.
Story for all ages: Selu Corn Mother, from the Cherokee tradition, told by Pam Tinker
Links to resources mentioned:
- UUA on Doctrine of Discovery – https://www.uua.org/racial-justice/dod
Recommended books from Kate Walker:
- “Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery” by Mark Charles and Soon-Chan Rah;
- “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Harvest the Power Justice Summit & Decolonization Teach-In, Nov. 19-22, and the United American Indians of New England’s Day of Mourning event on Nov. 26.