A Gathering of Navajo People who are followers of the Jesus Way

ABSTRACT  Since contact with missionaries of various Christian Denominations and other religions there has been an attempt to totally eradicate Navajo culture. The most recent attack on Native North American[1] culture was set against Native American and First Nations children. The last Indian War was waged against Indian children. The weapon of choice was education. … Continue reading A Gathering of Navajo People who are followers of the Jesus Way

Junípero Serra – the Founding Father of California

Click here for PDF File Junípero Serra, a Roman Catholic Spanish priest and member of the Franciscan Order, is considered the founding father of California. Born on the island of Mallorca, inhabited by the Spanish, Serra left his home, Petra, at a young age to study at Palma to join the Franciscan order. Serra was … Continue reading Junípero Serra – the Founding Father of California

Guidelines for Native American Ministry

1. Thank the Native person and their community for being the host. Remember whose land you are on! 2. Native people don’t always want to talk about being Native. For many it sucks to be Native. It’s not always fun to talk about the violence, alcoholism, and historical trauma of Native history. 3. Native people are proud … Continue reading Guidelines for Native American Ministry