The first memorial signage of the Bodéwadmi-Myaamia (Potawatomi-Miami) Trail was unveiled Sept. 29 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind.
The Mennonite Heritage Center in Harleysville, Pa., welcomed the Lenape (Delaware) tribe of Bartlesville, Okla., on April 12. After a potluck supper with local Mennonites, Chief Brad KillsCrow, tribal elder John Thomas, and tribal historic preservation officer Susan Bachor presented their request: land to bury their ancestors.
Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas City, Kan., wanted to create something to acknowledge that the land it occupies originally belonged to Indigenous groups. It ended up with “An Acknowledgement of Life.”
Mennonite Church Canada has appointed Jonathan Neufeld as Indigenous relations coordinator to help regional churches in their relationship-building with Indigenous communities.