January 29, 2007

Oops, America's mistake

Genocide means having to say you're sorry:

Resolution of Apology to the Native Peoples


Anonymous said...

What's up with the "prayer circle", eh?

Rob said...

What do you mean, Sarah?

Anonymous said...

On the front page of www.nativeres.org there is a link to a "Circle of Prayer (Join Today)" -

I followed the link and discovered that there are specific passages from Christian scripture (from the KJV no less) which I assume is supposed to provide inspiration to pray (to Jesus) for the U.S. to apologize to Natives.

There are just so many things wrong with that...

Anonymous said...

I skimmed over the Prayer Circle, it looks like a Christian based church which engages in prayer circles and fasting. They call themselves the Intercessors for America and was establish in 1973. Who knows? Almost all Indians are Christians.


voyageur said...

Here is an interesting effort that involves reconciliation that includes apology:


I've wanted to go to this but have not made it there yet.