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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

You go, Episcopalians!

Indian Country Today reports that, thanks to a little help from their friends at ICT, the Episcopal House of Bishops unanimously passed a resolution called "Repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery," renouncing the European settlement of the New World and its subsequent devastation of its land and peoples in the name of the Christian god. The document also urges the U.S. to endorse the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and encourages Episcopalian churches to support all indigenous peoples in their struggle for sovereignty and pursual of fundamental human rights.
The story here