ZCS partner Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON) is proud to present this workshop. The Toward Right Relationship project of the Boulder Friends Meeting (Quakers) developed this workshop in response to calls from Indigenous leaders and the World Council of Churches. The 2-hour exercise traces the historic and ongoing impacts of the Doctrine of Discovery, the 15th-century justification for European subjugation of non-Christian peoples. Read more »
The Zen Center is one of the sponsors of the following Haudenosaunee conference. We hope that you can attend and engage in this important dialogue.
From initial contact over 520 years ago, Indigenous leaders have brought into discussion the insidious role that Christianity has played in colonization and environmental destruction. Over the last several decades the Doctrine of Christian Discovery has been seen not only in historical and contemporary subjugation of indigenous human rights and land rights, but also in the ongoing devastation of the environment we all share. Read more »