In the Name of God

Presenter: Rev. Dr. Kate R. Walker

11/15/2020 10:00am

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

Online event:

UUA Summit and Teach-In November 19-22:

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.