Indian Committee Supports Taino Project 

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How many Friends know of the cultural research supported by our Indian Committee’s grants?  Last spring, this Committee funded a small project on Taino culture.  The language and customs of these Native Americans are threaded through the culture of Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hispaniola and other Caribbean islands. PYM’s Indian Committee awarded a $2,775 grant to Dr. Ana Maria Tekina-eiru Maynard.  With …

PYM Indian Committee Minute Supporting Standing Rock Sioux

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On September 17, 2016, PYM’s Indian Committee has approved a minute of support of the Standing Rock Sioux in their efforts to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. We will send this minute to the governor of North Dakota, elected officials in congress, the White House and also the Army Corps of Engineers. Co-clerk Patricia Shore, will be traveling to the …