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Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting鈥檚 Public Apology to Native Americans

The year 2010 marked the 300th anniversary of the first permanent European settlement in what was to become Lancaster County, [鈥

Thomas Gates is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting, where he is active on the Peace and Social Concerns Committee.

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Quaker Committees? Witness for Support of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On September 13, 2007, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the UN General [鈥

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Supporting Tribal Community Development Loan Funds

One of the moral dilemmas facing many Friends and others in our relations with Native American tribes is how we [鈥

Tom Ewell is a member of Portland (Oreg.) Meeting. He was Executive Director of the Maine Council of Churches from 1986-2006. He now lives in Clinton, Washington, where he works at what he calls "strategic peace building." For more information about the Four Directions Development Corporation, you may contact Susan Hammond, Executive Director, 20 Godfrey Dr., Orono, ME 04477 or [email protected], or contact the author at [email protected]

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鈥漌alking the Walk: Greg Woods

In December 1999, 14鈥恲ear鈥恛ld Greg Woods attended the 鈥淗igh School Quake,鈥 a gathering of Illinois Yearly Meeting youth. Along with [鈥

Breeze Richardson, a young adult Friend, is a member and currently clerk of 57th Street Meeting in Chicago, Ill. She is a public radio producer. Project Lakota is under the care of St. Louis (Mo.) Meeting; for more information, go online to http://iym.quaker.org/projectlakota/index.html. Greg Woods participated in The Quake that Rocked the Midwest, a multimedia presentation that appears on the Friends Journal website at https://www.friendsjournal.org/quake/index.html.

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A Perspective on the Quaker Sweat Lodge

I am responding to Chuck Fager鈥檚 recent letter on Friends General Conference and the Quaker Sweat Lodge (鈥淔inding a Way [鈥

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Finding a Way Forward

The most remarkable event in the long, sad saga of the Quaker Sweat Lodge (QSL) controversy took place at the [鈥

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The Quaker sweat lodge: a response

The Quaker sweat lodge has been a very powerful and transformative experience for many young Friends. Indeed, there are a [鈥

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The 鈥楺uaker sweat鈥 is an important rite of passage

I read with concern the letters in the December 2005 Forum regarding the Quaker sweat lodge and Friends General Conference. [鈥

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