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Mary Dyer: Friend of Freedom

By John Briggs. Atombank Books, 2014. 102 pages. $6.99/paperback; $2.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 8–12. If Quakers were predisposed to naming […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting, where she edits their newsletter and teaches First-day school. She is also a storyteller and has led workshops at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting Sessions.

Posted in: December 2015 Books, December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Bringing Decolonizing Home

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Meagan Fischer is in school for veterinary assisting and intends to study animal herbalism as well. She attends Chico Meeting in northern California and wrote “Allow Me to Introduce You, Witches and Friends” in Friends Journal’s May issue. In her downtime, she enjoys watching Sailor Moon while snuggling with her two cats.

Posted in: October 2015: Faithful Living, Witness
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Books November 2014

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Books October 2014

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Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting’s 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, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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”Walking the Walk: Greg Woods

In December 1999, 14‐year‐old Greg Woods attended the “High School Quake,” a gathering of Illinois Yearly Meeting youth. Along with […]

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’s recent letter on Friends General Conference and the Quaker Sweat Lodge (“Finding a Way […]

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