Rev. Tina Squire

Survival Day

January 26 is Australia Day, noting when the first ships arrived bearing convicts and settlers from England to New South Wales in 1788.  Since 1938, Indigenous Australians have observed “Invasion Day,” a “Day of Mourning” or “Survival Day,” marking the fact that they have withstood … read more.

Celebrating True Stories of Indigenous Peoples

Ojibwe author David Treuer writes “adamantly, unashamedly, about Indian life rather than Indian death….because the usual story told about us—or rather, about “the Indian”—is one of diminution and death.”    Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker assert that ‘On the whole, it can be said that the … read more.