The Common Good

Results for native peoples

A Conversation for Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

Reconciliation is not something that can be checked off of a list. It is not a single event encapsulated in a moment of time. Reconciliation begins with a conversation and ends with a relationship restored. ...

The Truth About Thanksgiving: Why You Should Celebrate
Originally Posted: 11/19/2012 - 10:51am | Type: Blog

Humans have an unfortunate characteristic – we don’t want to hear the voice of our victims. We don’t want to see the pain we’ve caused, so we silence the voice of our victims. ...

A More Perfect Union
Originally Posted: 11/05/2012 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Our reserve is nearly 26,000 square miles with about 300,000 enrolled tribal members, and I cannot recall in my lifetime a presidential candidate visiting our reservation and campaigning directly to our people ...

Is The American Dream God's Dream?
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 10:07am | Type: Blog

Nearly 50 million Americans are currently living below the poverty line (that is $22,000 for a household of four) and half of them are working full time jobs. Edit ...

Geronimo: A Revealing Code Name
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

A few days ago <a href="http://brianmclaren.net/archives/blog/on-waking-up-to-todays-news.html" target="_blank">on my personal blog</a>, I asked this question in response to the ...