Recordings Available: Harvest The Power Justice Convergence & Teach In, Nov. 19-26

Image Description: The Harvest the Power Justice Convergence & Teach-In Promotion for November 19-26, 2020. The Image contains a beautiful illustration of 5 women surrounded by nature created by Molly Costello which says “The Land Loves Us Back”. At the bottom are the logos for the UUA, UUMFE, and UUSC.

In case you missed any of the Harvest the Power Justice Convergence & Teach-in programs, view the recordings below. Please also consider donating generously to support the Create Climate Justice Indigenous Solidarity Fund. This fund is a budget for Unitarian Universalist solidarity with Indigenous Water Protectors, Land Protectors, Sky Protectors, and all Indigenous peoples fighting for their sovereignty. If you were moved by the Harvest the Power program, please also share your feedback.

The Opening Ceremony 

This program weaves together worship and grounding conversations led by the Diverse Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM) Native Caucus members, Rev. Dr. Clyde Grubbs, Rev. Dr. Maria Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa, Kia Bordner, Sangye Hawke, Ian McAlpin, and Rev. Gary McAlpin.


“United In Faith” Interfaith, International, Indigenous dialogue after screening of The Condor and The Eagle 

This interfaith, bilingual discussion features a stellar panel of Indigenous religious and spiritual leaders from the North & South:

  • Hereditary Chief Phil Lane, Jr.  (discussion moderator; Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations; United Religions Initiative Trustee)
  • Casey Camp-Horinek (film protagonist; Ponca Nation)
  • Francisco Morales (Aymara community in Argentina; United Religions Initiative Trustee)
  • Rosa Delia Quizhpe Macas (Kichwa Saraguro; United Religions Initiative Trustee)
  • Jonathon Freeman (Founder and director of Native Roots Network)


Thanksgiving Reframed Worship Service 

This worship service includes musical and spoken word from Hartman Deetz, Wampanoag artist and activist, and a sermon from UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray.


Transgender Day of Remembrance – UUA Chapel Service

This service centers Transgender Day of Remembrance (#TDOR), an annual observance on November 20 honoring the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. View Resources to Support the Transgender Community.


Intergenerational Climate Justice Dialogue

UU lay and professional leaders and social/eco justice activists were invited to participate in an intergenerational dialogue to share wisdom, stories, memories and lessons of social movements past and present. This space cultivated deeper understanding and relationship among and between generations in the work for climate justice.

This program was not recorded, but stay tuned for reflections. Sign up here if you would like to join the next two intergenerational climate justice dialogues, in January and March 2021.


Colonizing Language and the Doctrine of Discovery with the InterNātional Initiative for Transformative Collaboration (INITC)

The InterNātional Initiative for Transformative Collaboration (INITC) endeavors to create spaces that engender InterNātional participation in the sharing and exchange of knowledge, experiences, cultural practices, and cultural expressions. This program recording is not available at this time. The INITC will follow up with everyone who registered for this event. If you did not register for this session with INITC but would like to hear from them, please email alytharp@uumfe.org


How We Win: Debrief and Moving Forward with UU the Vote

A round table of UU The Vote leaders and partners debriefs the great work accomplished through UU the Vote this year, and shares reflections and announcements about where this monumentally successful campaign goes from here.

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“We Still Live Here:  Âs Nutayuneân”  film discussion with Jessie Little Doe Baird and director Anne Makepeace

A special discussion with Jesse Little Doe Baird and filmmaker Anne Makepeace about the film We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân and the Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project, facilitated by Ann Gilmore.


Congregational Teach-in: Addressing 400 Years of White Supremacist Colonialism

Hosted and organized by Rev. Dr. Clyde Grubbs, Rev. Karen Van Fossan, Ann Gilmore, & Aly Tharp. This teach-in supplemented the 2020 UUA Action of Immediate Witness “Addressing 400 Years of White Supremacist Colonialism.” The program focused on supporting congregations to cultivate relationships of solidarity with Indigenous Peoples locally.

This program recording is not available at this time. Please fill out the feedback survey to indicate whether you would like to engage with congregational resources on this topic to your congregation.


Prepare to Care: Stop Line 3

Hosted by UUSC & Minnesota UU Social Justice Alliance (MUUSJA). This workshop features updates from climate justice leaders working in frontline communities across Northern Minnesota; Winona LaDuke, Tara Houska, Rita Chamblin, Gaagigeyaashiik (Dawn Goodwin), Shanai Matteson, Taysha Martineau, Lyz Jaakola, and Sharon Day. This webinar discusses the impacts that the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline could have on our water, land, and communities, and explores effective ways that people can join or support the Stop Line 3 resistance movement. 


Plant Based Community Meal

Hosted by UU Animal Ministry and UU Ministry For Earth enjoy the ethical harvest of a plant based meal. Find a list of recipes here


51st National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts with the United American Indians of New England (UAINE) 

Unitarian Universalists are encouraged to tune into the recording of the Day of Mourning events that took place in Plymouth, MA.
View at:  https://hate5six.com/ndom or http://www.uaine.org/#ndom-live 


Find out more information on how to stream the We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân film at www.makepeaceproductions.com and the Gather film at www.gather.film. The Condor and the Eagle film is not available for individual streaming at this time, please visit www.thecondorandtheeagle.com  for screening events.


Your gifts and feedback will help keep the energy of the Harvest the Power program alive through ongoing ministries and partnerships. Thank you!

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