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Part 1: Integration of Native Voices in Education- An Interview with Elona Street- Stewart

Lee:                                                      Elona, please introduce yourself to the Unbound audience and tell us a little bit about the work you are doing. Elona:                                                   Well, my name is Elona Street-Stewart. Delaware Nanticoke is my tribe, and I am the

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Sweetwater Cultural Center: The First Steps to Repentance and Reconciliation

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On November 20, 2019, the Presbytery of Hudson River formally transferred the title of the former Stony Point Presbyterian church and associated property to the Sweetwater Cultural Center, a newly formed organization dedicated “to promote the education, health and welfare of indigenous or native peoples and to preserve their cultures

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Part 1: Integration of Native Voices in Education- An Interview with Elona Street- Stewart

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Lee:                                                      Elona, please introduce yourself to the Unbound audience and tell us a little bit about the work you are doing. Elona:                                                   Well, my name is Elona Street-Stewart. Delaware Nanticoke is my tribe, and I am the Synod Executive of the Synod of Lakes and Prairies here

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Part 1: Environmental Justice and Native Peoples – A Conversation with Doreen Simmonds

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Lee:                                                       Doreen please introduce yourself and tell us about yourself and what kind of work you’re doing, just so we can get to know you a little bit. Doreen:                                                 Uvafa Nutaaq, Utqiabvigmiu. Aapaga Samuel Simmonds, aakaga Martha Afupqana Simmonds, suli Hester Tugli Simmonds. Translation: My name is Nutaaq,

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Reverberations of Conquest

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Scrawled on a page of my Choctaw Hymn book is the Choctaw version of Matthew 7:7, “Hvsh asilhhakma, hvch ima he; hvsh hoyokmvt, hvsh ahayucha he; hvsh soko hakma, hvchin tiwa he oke.” Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will

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