Mutsun Dancers Junipero Serra Protest
Nanette Deetz
7/16/15
On July 11, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Nation held a prayer ceremony and protest against the proposed canonization of Junipero Serra , the founder of the 21-mission system in Californi...
Steven Newcomb
7/13/15

On July 9 the Associated Press reported that while visiting La Paz, Bolivia, “Pope Francis apologized…for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas,” (story by Nicole Winfield and Frank Bajak)....

Gyasi Ross
7/11/15
Move over Sean Connery—I have to be honest: there’s a new old, wrinkly white, Catholic dude in my life. That’s right, I have a “thing” for this new Pope. Sorry Sean...
Theresa Braine
7/11/15
Indigenous leaders in Canada welcomed the apology of Pope Francis for the Catholic Church’s complicity in the “grave sins” of colonization, though they hoped it was just a prelude ...
ICTMN Staff
7/10/15
In a landmark speech, Pope Francis apologized on Thursday for the “grave sins” of colonialism against Indigenous Peoples of America in a speech to grassroots groups in Bolivia...
ICTMN Staff
7/8/15
Speaking to an audience that included Indigenous Peoples of the Equatorial Amazon, Pope Francis on July 7 renewed his emphasis on environmental stewardship and justice as moral obl...
Elizabeth Hawksworth
6/23/15

Father Francis,...

ICTMN Staff
6/18/15
Pope Francis has released his encyclical on climate change, with Indigenous Peoples’ cultural and land rights as major factors both underlying the issues and in seeking solutions...
ICTMN Staff
6/11/15
June 11 is the anniversary of the 2008 apology issued to First Nations, Métis and Inuit by Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Canada’s boarding school era...
Steven Newcomb
6/6/15

At the University of Oregon (U of O), just south of the administration building, amidst the beautiful green scenery of the campus, is a bronze statue, “The Pioneer Mother.” On the front panel of the statue’s pedestal is the Latin word “PAX” (“Peace”)....

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