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Midwest Regional Virtual Conference:
Listening to Indigenous Voices: What Do We Need to Hear?

October 8-11

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Music and other Recordings from the event

Chat Items

Organizations/Websites Mentioned


  • Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa
  • Johnnyseeds that have organic and heirloom seeds and do not do any GMO seeds
  • Dream of Wild Health in Hugo, MN


  • “The Need to Grow.”

Books Mentioned in Chat

  • Native Science by Gregory Cajete.
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
  • Douglas Tallamy’s book - Bringing Nature Home: how you can sustain wildlife with native planets
  • David Gramm's Killes of the Flower Moon (2017)
  • Dr. Mary McGann:"The Meal that Reconnects: Eucharistic eating and the global food crisis."serious read, but very important book.LIt Press, Collegeville, MN
  • Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis (2019) by Leah D. Schade (Editor), Margaret Bullitt-Jonas (Editor)
  • “Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way The Church Views Racism” by Drew G.I.Hart
  • Margaret Coel’s novel Lost Bird (1999)
  • The Mishhomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway People by Edward Benton-Benai ( )
  • “A Disciples Prayer Book” is available from
  • Bishop Mark MacDonald.He served in Duluth, and WI, and Oregon, and the Diocese of Navajoland.The biography appears pretty complete to me.
  • “The Sacred Tree: Reflections on Native American Spirituality.”
  • Charleston, Steven; Robinson, Elaine (2015). Coming Full Circle: Constructing Native Christian Theology. Fortress Press..
  • Charleston, Steven (2015). The Four Vision Quests of Jesus. Morehouse Publishing.
  • No Turning Back: A Hopi Indian Woman's Struggle to Live in Two Worlds.
  • Paulette Jiles’ Two novels News of the World and The Color of Lightening”

APPS Mentioned

  • App you can download called "Native Land" where you can put in a location and it will tell you the Native peoples who were or are there and gives you a link to some information about them.


  • There is a 6th Baptismal vow being used experimental:"Will you cherish the wondrous works of God and protect the beauty and integrity of all Creation?"I will with God's help.
  • Confucius, “If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant tree. If your plan is for one hundred years, educate children.”

Friday's Word Cloud

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Saturday's Links-

Indigenous Resources List:

Revised “Things You Can Do To Support First Nations People” Handout:

Land Acknowledgement Resources

The Great Lakes Peace Center -

Book Barbara Fairbank's mentioned Ojibwe Singers: Hymns, Grief, and a Native Culture in Motion by Michael D. McNally. He's a Professor of Religious Studies at Carlton College.

St. Paul's Cathedral is the Oakerhater Chapel


Faith's Sermon "Listening to Indigenous Voices"

More about the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing": The history, the lyrics and the impact

Midwest Regional Reflections Survey

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