In this thoughtful review of recent civil rights news . . . A prolific local scribe suggests complicity amongst religious institutions when Native people were moved out of the U.S. frontier.
Here's part of his argument . . .
"The question now is whether faith communities that were involved in this evil have acknowledged this history and are doing something now to make up for their participation in it. The ripple effects, after all, still are felt because -- to the surprise of some non-Native Americans -- Indigenous people are still among us, including members of more than 570 federally recognized tribes."
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The news about federally supported boarding schools for Native American children just gets more and more disheartening. And there's still more to come. What contributes to the horror of this dark picture is the role some churches played in the...