The Doctrine of Discovery is the world view that European Christians had the moral right to invade and colonize the lands of non-Christian people. The doctrine led to genocide, slavery, and the taking of natural resources. It is embedded in law, culture, and history. Learn more about this doctrine and what we can do to heal from its impact. Free and open to the public. Potluck lunch at noon, followed by presentations and discussions. Facilitated by Jamie Bissonette Lewey, Chair, Maine Indian Tribal State Commission and Director, AFSC Healing Justice Program; Plansowes Dana, Passamaquoddy, Administrative Assistant at the Waponahki Museum and Resource Center, Maine; Mother Bear, Mashpee, Wampanoag Clan Mother; Rachel Carey-Harper, recorder and clerk of Racial, Economic and Social Justice of New England Yearly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Please RSVP.
Phyllis Killam Abell, (603) 580-1934