Public Statement of Gratitude

First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative

Many people affiliated with PhYM have been aware of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation’s lawsuit, against the state of NJ, toward “reaffirmation.” This Friend, ascribed by the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe as “extended family,” member of PhYM First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative and Salem Quarter Indian Affairs Committee, joyfully shares the following …

Promised Land

First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative, Resource Friends

Love and labour within Salem Quarter was released into our wider religious Society of Friends with  PYM’s First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative. During the kick-off workshop at Annual Sessions 2017, participants leaned in toward understanding Tribal Sovereignty. Recently, following the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) convention in Denver, outreach was …

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Philly 2018

First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative, Resource Friends

Blessings from Indigenous Peoples’ Day Philly 2018, a two-day celebration within Lenapehoking! Members of Indigenous organizations in Philadelphia came together providing a second year’s acknowledgment & celebration of their Indigenous cultures, shinning light on their unique presence in Philadelphia. During the Friday evening Teach-In at Friends Center, Chief Brooks (Delaware …