Truth, Healing and Conservation: Tracing the Roots of California Ecocide and Seeking the Fruits of Repentance

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
7 p.m. Eastern Time

In this webinar, we will trace the connections between the ecological crisis in the state of California and the attempted genocide and removal of Indigenous peoples from their ancestral lands. Christian denominations are beginning to acknowledge and seek to make amends for the role of the Church in sanctioning this destruction under the Doctrine of Discovery. At the same time, a growing environmental justice movement is recognizing that Indigenous ecological knowledge is essential for land conservation. We will highlight examples of conservation efforts led by Indigenous groups in California, and offer opportunities for faith communities to come together in support of these initiatives.

Event Type: 
Webinar
Event Location: 
Virtual Event
United States
Organization: 
Creation Justice Ministries