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Anishinaabe, Bob Hazen, shares story

Native American man soars with eagles

 Three federal residential schools for Native Americans once operated in Michigan. Bob Hazen shared his experiences in the Harbor Springs facility with the Northern Skies District Conference.

Wildman translates First Nations Bible

Terry Wildman at AC 2016

InterVarsity Press has published a new translation of the New Testament with the leadership of Pastor Terry Wildman. Written in English, it is indigenized for Native American culture.

A camp remembered as ‘a deciding place’

Tabernacle at Crystal Springs Camp

Life-changing decisions have been made at Crystal Springs for 160 years. Now, as the Pokagon Band develops the site, the Creator remains present, sharing “lessons in every leaf and rock.”

Catching dreams in St. Ignace

Dreams are all around

Members of St. Ignace United Methodist Church learned about Native American spirituality from an Elder in the local Sault tribe. Dreams and values were shared across cultures and all were… Continue Reading Catching dreams in St. Ignace

Greensky and TroyHope praise God

TroyHope child

Pastor Jonathan Mays, Greensky Hill Indian UMC, and Pastor Anna Moon, TroyHope UMC, led the Michigan Annual Conference in beginning and ending the day with worship on June 4.

Town hall addresses UMC and race

Town hall panelists discuss race

On July 1, panelists on a denominational town hall acknowledged The United Methodist Church has a tangled history on race.

Navajo Nation hit hard by COVID

Navajo Nation and COVID

The Navajo Nation ranks behind New York and New Jersey for per-capita cases. Native Americans across the U.S. are being fed and receiving care during the health crisis.

Native peoples connect

New working group offers a platform for joint acts of justice for United Methodists with native heritages.

New spaces for old traditions

PaWaTing Logo

Northlawn United Methodist Church offers hospitality to Native Americans in Grand Rapids.

World watches North Dakota

Core beliefs of water protection and tribal sovereignty brought 300 tribes together to support the Standing Rock.

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